Frank Yannick Casey He presented himself at a press conference in Barcelona today: “In Barcelona you cannot say no. When a coach like Xavi calls you, it is because you are doing your job well. I spoke to him, he made me understand that I will be important in his project. In what position? On the pitch it’s not important, Xavi decides, I’m only thinking about work. Ownership is gained on the pitch, working, not off it. I have to earn the trust of my teammates and coach.”
Can you explain the reason for your nickname?
“In Milan they call me ‘the president’ because one day in Milanello I parked my car in the place reserved for the president. They told me to change seats, I answered that from that day I would be the president. And the nickname remained.”