Barcelona star slams Alejandro Garnacho over antics after Man Utd win | Football


The Argentine mocked Pedri and aimed a little bit dig at Barca on social media (Image: Getty)

Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo has criticised Alejandro Garnacho’s behaviour after Manchester United’s Europa League win over the Catalan facet and says he needs to be extra ‘humble’.

The 2 sides performed out an exciting play-off spherical tie, with United profitable 4-3 on combination after a pulsating show at Camp Nou adopted by a shocking second-half efficiency at Outdated Trafford during which Fred and Antony netted the decisive targets.

Garnacho got here on as a second-half substitute and was a continuing menace down the left flank, although it was his actions after the sport that basically induced a stir.

After the full-time whistle, the Spanish-born Argentine made a ‘binoculars’ gesture along with his palms which appeared to mock Pedri’s trademark celebration.

He later uploaded an image of the gesture to Instagram alongside the caption, ‘The massive staff superior to the subsequent spherical’ – a comment that didn’t go down properly in Spain.

Araujo has now hit out at Garnacho over his antics and instructed the 18-year-old nonetheless has quite a bit to be taught.

Requested if he was upset by Garnacho’s behaviour, Araujo informed South American outlet infobae: ‘Sure. Everybody expresses what they need, nevertheless it wasn’t the time to publish that.

Araujo was not proud of Garnacho’s post-match dig (Image: Getty)

‘I respect everybody, and I believe humility is necessary, however I want to reply on the sphere.

‘He’s nonetheless younger, has a protracted option to go. I believe it’s a must to be humble.’

Araujo laughed off suggests he would remind Garnacho of his publish in the event that they ever meet once more, earlier than reflecting on the match: ‘We each arrived at an excellent time and it was an excellent tie.

‘We each competed to qualify however we didn’t handle it. We needed to flip the web page shortly and transfer on as a result of we now have an enormous objective forward which is to win La Liga and the Copa del Rey.’

Garnacho was not too long ago known as as much as the Argentina nationwide staff however was pressured to drag out of the squad after struggling a ligament damage in opposition to Southampton final week which required him to depart Outdated Trafford on crutches.

{The teenager} missed the second leg of United’s 5-1 combination win over Actual Betis within the final 16 because of this, and his involvement within the quarter-final in opposition to Sevilla can be doubtful.

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