The 2 will meet once more on Sunday on the Camp Nou
Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo has opened up on his duel with Vinicius Junior forward of Sunday’s Clasico on the Camp Nou between the 2 previous rivals.
The conflict between the 2 children has been a key battle in current conferences between the 2 sides, with Araujo popping out on high.
The Uruguayan has been filled with reward for Vinicius forward of the newest match-up and admits the Brazilian is a tough opponent to face.
“For the time being, I believe Vinícius is the primary attacking participant on this planet with regards to one-on-one conditions. He’s an excellent participant, he’s a difference-maker.
“Playing against him is difficult, obviously. But I work hard to be able to do my best in matches like this. I’m glad things are going well.”
Victory for Barcelona will transfer Xavi’s facet 12 factors clear on the high and Araujo feels the match on Sunday is sort of a cup last for the Catalans.
“The team is doing well, I am doing well and really looking forward to playing in such an important game,” he added.
“I believe we’ve got to deal with it that approach (like a cup last) as a result of it’s a vital recreation and we all know that we are able to open up an enormous hole with not many video games left to play in LaLiga.
“Now we are seeing the results of everything we have been working on. Xavi arrived in the middle of last season and when you’re playing a lot you can’t work on a lot of things. I think that we were able to work on our defending a lot in pre-season.”
Araujo is predicted to play at right-back once more to counter the specter of Vinicius, with Jules Kounde doubtlessly partnering Andreas Christensen within the coronary heart of the protection.