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Xavi believes De Jong might stay after winning 'three golden points' for Barcelona.

Xavi has recommended Luuk de Jong could remain at Barcelona past the January move window in the wake of terminating his side to "three brilliant places" against Real Mallorca.

De Jong's credit from Sevilla was relied upon to be ended for the current month in front of the forward joining individual LaLiga side Cadiz for the rest of the period.

Be that as it may, the Netherlands worldwide was needed against Mallorca on Barca's re-visitation of activity on Sunday because of a spate of COVID-19 cases in the Blaugrana camp.

Later two times hitting the woodwork, De Jong headed in his second association objective of the mission in the 44th moment to seal a 1-0 triumph for Barca in Palma.

In doing as such, he turned into the principal Barca player other than Lionel Messi to hit the casing of the objective two times in a solitary LaLiga game since August 2019.

Also with Xavi looking out for different players to get back to wellness, the as of late designated mentor indicated De Jong may yet stay at Camp Nou for the remainder of 2021-22

"He is an illustration of an expert," Xavi said at his post-match news meeting. "It is said that he can go out, however, he works, he forfeits himself. He is quite an expert.

"I'm content with him. I am thinking about him remaining because today he has been valuable to us. He is a model for everybody.

"Contingent upon how you train, you will play. We will see what's to come. We will check whether there are exits and passages. However, they are for the most part theories."

De Jong has scored eight-headed goals in all rivalries since the 2019-20 season, a record outperformed exclusively by Karim Benzema (13), Ante Budimir (11), and Youssef En-Nesyri (nine) among LaLiga players in all contests.

It was additionally Barca's seventh-headed objective in LaLiga this season, which is the majority of any side and a similar number they oversaw across 38 association matches the last break.

That game dominating second aided Barca to simply the second triumph in six games across all rivalries as they moved fifth in LaLiga and inside a mark of fourth-set Atletico Madrid.

Xavi was satisfied with the battling soul shown close by, however, the success would not have been imaginable notwithstanding a noteworthy save from Marc-Andre ter Stegen to deny Juame Costa in stoppage time.

"There are three brilliant focuses," he said. "How we played, and the conditions we played in, this is a family triumph. We have been told we know the best way to endure.

"We had an excellent first half and showed loads of characters. We are on the way up.

"We needed the game to be suspended however I'm glad for the group and pleased with Marc. We wanted him. He halted an objective toward the end and saved us.

"However, the adolescents in the side are likewise helping us a great deal. They have the ideal attitude and are ready. These three focuses put us in the battle for the top positions."

Riqui Puig was one of the numerous youths in plain view for Barca, the foundation item showing up for the club in all rivalries.

He finished 66 of his 69 passes for a passing precision of 96% that no other Barcelona player could match on the day.

"Riqui was generally excellent," Xavi said. "Just like the others, as [Oscar] Mingueza and [Ferran] Jungle. They have all buckled down for the group and it is invigorating for us.

"This is the way forward and this triumph is an illustration of that."

Dani Alves and Jordi Alba missed Sunday's success in the wake of testing positive for Covid, however, the pair have since returned negative tests and have been given the go-ahead to get back to preparing from Monday.

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