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The reason why FC Barcelona let Maradona go

Published:26/11/2020 - 21:45h

Updated:26/11/2020 - 21:45h

Diego Armando Maradona was player of the FC Barcelona during two seasons before going traspasado to the Naples. Josep Lluís Núñez explained why left him go out

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Diego Armando Maradona died this Wednesday to the 60 years, after an unemployed cardiorrespiratoria, leaving totally consternado to the world of the football by what meant in his stage like player in active. A stage in which it went through several teams, being one of them the FC Barcelona, remaining two seasons in the Camp Nou after arriving pertinent of Mouth Juniors.

Like player of the FC Barcelona, Diego Armando Maradona played 58 parties, in which it achieved to annotate the at all despicable figure of 38 goals, delivering also 24 assistances. Surprisingly, when so much it was giving as Barcelona, left traspasado to the Naples, after being sanctioned by three months after assaulting to Miguel Ángel Alone in a party against the Athletic Club.

The big distanciamento of the Argentinian player with the then president of the FC Barcelona, Josep Lluís Núñez, did evident after Diego Armando Maradona considered that the club did not do the sufficient for defending him and that the maximum Barcelona mandator criticised the private life of the Argentinian star. Everything unchained in his traspaso to the Italian league, tcuando the president accepted the offer of the Naples

In an interview in TV3 in reason of the centenary of the FC Barcelona, the own Josep Lluís Núñez was interviewed and spoke of the controversial exit of Diego Armando Maradona. Antoni Bassas asked him if it had evidence that him was as Barcelona when the Argentinian began to adentrarse in the world of the drugs. "I had a complaint of the police, that came and warned me that it went with a lot of care with this subject, that were all controlled and… clear, to me only was missing me that they said me this", answered the ex president.

Josep Lluís Núñez, besides, cleared that it asked him to Diego Armando Maradona by these indictments and the player denied them: "I spoke with Maradona, that said me that no, that was not some … Good … , is what said me". To all this, the ex president ensured that "the FC Barcelona has to have some players with an image debugged, that are not conflictive, that benefit the image of the Club".

Tension between Núñez and Maradona

During the interview, Josep Lluís Núñez also answered to the fact that Diego Armando Maradona never had spoken well on him. "What have not understood never is that a player that goes of the Barcelona reason has a better agreement, that is easy to explain it to the fans, reason is a professional that has a better offer, reason his career is short and has to take advantage of it, always say instead that the fault of the President. Still I have not known a player that say that it goes of the Barça because really it has a better agreement in another part". It said.


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