Junior Firpo signing his agreement with the Leeds / Photo: Twitter Official of the Leeds United


Junior, load against the Barça after his exit: "they did not give me the opportunity"

Published:2/08/2021 - 19:32h

Updated:2/08/2021 - 19:35h

Junior Firpo left of the FC Barcelona in return of 15 million euros; of face to the next season will form part of the Leeds United of Marcelo Bielsa

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One of the most renowned sales of the FC Barcelona, in what it goes of market of summer, definitely has been the one of Junior Firpo. The side abandoned the Camp Nou to put course to the Premier League of England, recaló in the rows of the Leeds United of Marcelo Bielsa in return of 15 million euros by his services. An important gain to feed the arks culés.

His step like player of the Barcelona club left more shadows that lights. It defended the T-shirt of the Barça during two seasons and did not attain to do with a place in the team. During his first campaign contested 23 parties, whereas in the second added 18. In total, accumulated 21 titularities, two goals and three assistances.

"In Barcelona learnt, because I played with many of the best players in his positions. It was a big learning", has ensured Junior during an interview conceded Sky Sports. At the same time, Firpo has ensured that "I frustrated me a bit because it wanted to play more and think that did not deserve, but did not give me the opportunity".

It did not centre in condemning to the Barça, as in fact it undid in praises to Lionel Messi, with the one who had the opportunity to share changing room in his two seasons like culé. "It is the best, is incredible. No only in the parties, also in the trainings. It does things that have not seen him do to anybody. It is the best player in the history of the football", has commented.

Centred in his future

Now, Junior Firpo is entirely centred in his new stage in the Premier League. The Brazilian side of 24 years has given a jump in his career and look forward to to be an important player in the diagrams of Bielsa. "I will give it everything. I need to play and I am hambriento to be able to play here; I will give it everything in each party", sentenced.

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