Enrique: Neymar was not dropped

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Even though Neymar is currently in the middle of a goal drought, Enrique made it clear that the 23-year-old striker was rested due to the club's hectic schedule. 

The Barca boss did not reveal whether Neymar would play against Sevilla on Saturday. 

"Neymar is the only one who didn't get a rest with his national team," Enrique said in his post-match press conference. "So [tonight] I called [up] Pedro Rodriguez, who was in the best possible condition.

"We won the match with the intensity we showed. It wasn't an easy game and our intensity was good, even if we're not fresh. We're strengthened to go to Sevilla [on Saturday]."

Enrique also admitted that he would be delighted if Xavi Hernandez decided to stay at Barcelona. Enrique's comments come with the midfielder expected to leave this summer and join Qatari side Al Sadd

"He has the affection of all the Catalans and any football lover," Enrique said. "He knows it and feels it. I would like him to continue helping us, but I understand he wants other experiences. Whatever he chooses will be good for Barca."