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Carles Puyol explains why he refused to return to Barça

Published:18/10/2019 - 21:01h

Updated:18/10/2019 - 21:01h

FC Barcelona offered Carles Puyol the position of sports director, but former captain culé rejected the proposal. Recently, he explained why

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Already it does months that the FC Barcelona announced that it left to have Pep Safe like mánager of the area of football. Since, the place is vacancy and the club decided to offer him to Carles Puyol, mythical ex player and ex Barcelona captain, the possibility to occupy his role. Nevertheless, the Catalan refused the proposal of the entity.

This Friday, through an interview to 'The Independent', Puyol explained the reasons to having refused the place, leaving glimpse that it will go back to the Camp Nou ina future . Besides, it commented that at present it is centred in other personal projects that would hamper his tasks in a hypothetical new stage in the club.

"Now it was not the suitable moment to return to the Barça"

"Now it was not the suitable moment", ensured the ex Barcelona captain, about his turn to the FC Barcelona. "Perhaps some day, but am developing other projects. I create firmly in the education through the sport, where can learn empathy, resiliencia and the skills to confront you to the adversity", added.

Besides, Puyol also spoke on the dismissal of his ex mate Víctor Valdés like technician of the juvenile. "I am not sure of the reasons by which sacked to Víctor, but is not easy to work with the young teams of the Barcelona, since they centre in the results, but have to centre us more in training to our young players", said.

Messi, the best for Puyol

Carles Puyol confessed, during the interview for the half British, that, in his opinion, Leo Messi is the best player of all time by all what has showed in the last decade. "It is true that in the last years Messi is the best, and is difficult to compare it with him, because for me is the best player of the history", considered.

For Virgil go Dijk, the player that was near to snatch him the 'The Best FIFA 2019', Puyol had big words. "They go Dijk is one of the best footballers of the world. It is the complete defence, always calm, a big player. The focus of attention generally heads to the forwards, by what is well see to a special defender obtain the recognition deserved", sentenced.

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