Monday, 26th May, 2014

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique insists that his team have all the ingredients to be "up there in everything."

The former Manchester United player, who will be working with new manager Luis Enrique next season, hopes that the team will yet again be back amongst trophies and be as successful as they have been in recent years.

The 2013/14 season was a disappointing season for the Catalan giants, as they failed to win even a single major trophy under former boss Gerardo Martino.

However, Pique believes that a new season has brought new hopes may be the beginning of better things to come under Enrique.


"I'm very excited," the 27-year-old was quoted as saying by ITV.

"During his [Enrique] press conference he showed he has very clear ideas. He knows the place well and I think he will give us a lot.

"I'm looking forward to starting work under him.

"Barcelona have to be up there in everything, winning tiles and being amongst the elite of European and world football.

"We have the team, the coach…we have all the ingredients to get back there."

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