Mascherano farewell Barça

THE ARGENTINE, WITHOUT PLACE IN THE CLUB

Mascherano reveals Barça's decision that accelerated his departure from the club

Published:15/03/2023 - 14:51h

Updated:15/03/2023 - 14:51h

Despite 'sacrificing' his role in the midfield to fulfill the duties of central defender, Javier Mascherano knew that he had no place at Barça, especially after the signing of Umtiti

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One of the key players in which possibly it have been the best period in the history of the FC Barcelona has been Javier Mascherano. However, the presence of the otrora international Argentinian no always would have generated confidence in the breast of the directive. Recently, the excentrocampista has desvelado which were the facts that carried him to abandon the City Condal.

In an interview conceded to 'Inform+', the exjugador sustains that in spite of the success obtained in this stretch of his career and in the middle of so many satisfactions for the barcelonismo by the sportive attainments conquered for then, treated of a difficult stage for him by the movements that were producing in the team and that eventualmente would leave him without fit in the project.

The reason of Mascherano

The trigger of the exit of the 'Jefecito' of the Barcelona picture, in words of the Argentinian, went the arrival of Samuel Umtiti: "I Have had thousands of errors in my career, but if something had is that I always have been mate. In the last stage of Luis Enrique there was stray leadership, saw to Umtiti train the first day, call to my representative and said him: 'Walter, finish my history in the Barça, here arrived somebody that is of another level'".

For 'Masche' this situation supposed a hard hit, since previously it saw forced to do 'sacrifices' to be able to fit in the planning culé. Although his natural profile is the one of midfield player, the hierarchy of Sergio Busquets would finish for imposing and would leave him without options, what carried him to exert the functions of central defender, showing solvent in spite of everything.

It ensures to have not fit in the club

Likewise, Mascherano was conscious of his role in the team and that the trainers that went through the bench would not take him in has regularity: "I was not a player for the style of Pep. That was the reality and I knew it. It would be a necio if it thought that I go to play everything in this team. For me it is an illusion can grow at the side of them, learn of them, and obviously enjoy".

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