An evident improvement this season from Barcelona under Ernesto Valverde has been in their defensive strength with the side having only conceded 14 goals in 31 games.
One reason for this is the role played by Marc-Andre Ter Stegen who has made some decisive interventions but while he has been a focus of attention, little has been said about Jasper Cillessen.
Cillessen has played little but it is his aim to match the level set by Ter Stegen when he does take to the field.
The Dutchman has been solid with just one goal let in from five games this season in the cups, which took place away to Celta Vigo.
Still he realises that it will be tough for him to play more often, which he explained in an interview with the Catalan press this week, and that something out of the ordinary would have to happen.
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