Riqui Puig was put into Barcelona’s first-team squad last season.
This season, Ronald Koeman has decided to keep the first team player out of the team. However, Puig believes he has Koeman’s trust and can make his way back into the team.
“It is true that if I do not have minutes with the club, it will be very difficult to go to the Euros (with Spain). I think that at Barça I will end up having minutes and some opportunities and will be able to go to the Euros,” Puig explained to Marca.
“Yes, I am optimistic (of minutes), otherwise I would not have stayed at Barça.
“At Barça I want to succeed, claim a position and I don’t see any other way. I’m very happy in Barcelona, I have my family, I think I’ll end up playing.
“A tough conversation? No, it wasn’t tough.
“At no point has Koeman let me know that I would not have time. He trusts me and I think he will give me opportunities to show my potential and show that I can play for this great club.”