Following an emotional on pitch interview, in which Pique committed to returning to the club one day, Xavi hailed his former teammate’s legacy impact in Catalonia.
“It was a historic night for everyone, but mainly for Gerard”, as per reports from Marca.
“He had a great game and we wanted to send him off in the best possible way.
“The bigger the game, the better he performs. I’ve already told him he is a Barca legend, and we are very thankful to him.”
He could feature in the midweek trip to Osasuna with Xavi expected to make a decision on his fitness in the coming days.
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