Jasper Cillessen, during a training


Cillessen, presented with Valencia, agreed of the Barcelona

Published:9/07/2019 - 15:23h

Updated:9/07/2019 - 15:23h

Jasper Cillessen decided to sign by the Valency after three seasons in the FC Barcelona, sharing goal with Marc-André ter Stegen. During his presentation as 'che', the cancerbero Dutch agreed of his ex team

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Coinciding with the official presentation of Net with the FC Barcelona, Jasper Cillessen was also presented this Tuesday withValencia. After three years in the Camp Nou, the cancerbero Dutch will face a new challenge without going out of LaLiga Santander, being the firm bet of the team of Mestalla in the goal for the next campaign.

In spite of that Cillessen always has had to live to the shadow of Marc-André ter Stegen, never has hid his pride for having formed part of the FC Barcelona. Loved and valued by the fans, the international by the 'orange' has agreed of his ex team proudly, although it has left clear that wanted to leave to have more minutes.

During his presentation, showed happy for having arrived to Valencia, a team in which it will be able to be headline and contest the Champions League. "The motivation is to play. I have been three spectacular years in Barcelona but want to play, want to play the League, Champions and everything. Valencia is a big team with a big history", commented.

For Cillessen, supposes a step forward in his career his arrival to Mestalla, since it will play in a competitive club without the obstacle of Ter Stegen. "To be in the bench to be able to play think that is to step forward", said, adding that "now I have 30 years and after three years in the bench want to play. Also by the selection of Holland. I am smart to play again".

The cancerbero Dutch recognised also that spoke with Marcelino García Toral, technician of Valencia, and moved him his ambitions. "I spoke with the mister. I am to play, is a motivation. In Barcelona was equal but here also come with the decision to do it. But it is decision of the trainer, go to do it everything to play", concluded.

Big opportunity for Cillessen

Now, will have a big opportunity in Valencia, a team in ascending progression that comes to do a big campaign: champion of Glass of Rey, semifinalist in the Europe League and chamber in LaLiga. Cillessen, therefore, will be the goalkeeper of a team under construction, that will play the Champions League and that has an ilusionante sportive project.

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