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Sergi Roberto eager for Barcelona midfield switch

Sergi Roberto has welcomed talk of playing in midfield for Barcelona this season.

Roberto first broke into the Barcelona first team as a midfielder before establishing himself as a trustworthy right-back in recent seasons, but it now appears as though he will be returning to midfield.

"I really like the idea [of going back to playing in midfield], but the problem is that there are a lot of people [in that position]," Sergi Roberto said.

"I'm ambitious and I'll work to create a space wherever the coach decides.

"It [returning to midfield] will be good news if I play. If I don't play, it won't."

In terms of the competition in midfield, the 27-year-old is not worried.

"It's good to compete with the best," Sergi Roberto added.

"There are the best players in the world here [at Barcelona] and only 11 play.

"I'll work to create a space in the squad. We all have to fight to be better than last year."

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