Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta says the passing of membership legend Johan Cruyff has given the players an extra incentive in advance of the El Clasico in opposition to actual Madrid.
The former Barca participant died at the age of 68 closing week and the Catalonian club are making plans on remembering the Dutchman with a remembrance mosaic at the Nou Camp in the course of the conflict.
And speaking beforehand of the sport, Iniesta says his side are aiming to conquer their arch-competitors in memory of Cruyff, in what’s going to be an emotional night on Saturday.
He told journalists: ‘winning the Clasico could be a great tribute to Cruyff.
‘with a bit of luck we can win for him. It is really a further motivation for us.’
but, Iniesta has advised his team-friends that Saturday’s fixture have to be dealt with like every other, insisting they need to every last game like a cup very last.
Barcelona can all however give up actual’s hopes of triumphing los angeles Liga with victory, as Luis Enrique’s aspect purpose to emulate their treble prevailing campaign ultimate season.
He added: ‘We do not deal with the Clasico any distinct than our different closing furniture. They’re all finals.
‘I always see Madrid as a completely dangerous and strong rival. Matters will cross wrong if we do not do what we have to do. I am hoping it is going to be a superb recreation of football.
‘we’re now not thinking about the sport at the Bernabeu or approximately our lead inside the desk. We will get one step in the direction of our objective if we win, but we can admire real Madrid. The Clasico is usually a special recreation.
‘we’re in a tremendous form, however nevertheless being top of the table at the stop of the season is what counts. The most lovely time of the season is ahead, however it’s also the hardest element. Info can be decisive.’