Originally Posted by Rubio2Gasol
Yea. I would like to see you tell Xavi that. Declining GOAT's (who are still better than their competition) is just going to accept sitting on the bench while some kid gets his time.
But is the kid better than the aging goat? If thiago is a better player than xavi ATM its in the best interest in the club to play him or they run the risk of letting him go to another club and losing him for good. It seems like that's the case as well for tiago, he doesn't want to sit around anymore.