Marco Verratti, during a recent match


Verratti explains why he didn't sign for Barça

Published:10/11/2019 - 21:50h

Updated:10/11/2019 - 21:50h

Verratti was one of the players that FC Barcelona wanted at all costs in summer 2017, but the operation went to waste. The Italian explained what happened and commented on the 'Neymar case'

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Marco Verratti was the big signing that the FC Barcelona planned in summer of 2017. The Italian midfield player, considered the natural heir of Xavi Hernández in this moment, liked a lot in the Barcelona club since it saw him like a direct form to conserve the style of possession that had guaranteeed the success to date with a relief generacional of guarantees.

Nevertheless, Paris Saint-Germain closed the door and announced that the Italian midfield player did not be. The own Verratti was ilusionado with the idea to play in the Camp Nou and tried to convince to Nasser To the-Khelaïfi so that it accepted the offer culé, but was victim of the prison of gold that supposes to play in the current champion of Tie it 1 French and could not fulfil his dream.

"Neymar Knows that has be forgiven by something"

In an interview in Telefoot, Verratti changed the speech and ensured that it remained in Paris because it wanted to. "I remained me in the PSG because this club gives me all what look for in the football, ​​do not have problems to finish my career here. Some people say me: Why you do not look for another experience? Because for me, here, it is like the first day, always want to help to the team, for me win here is different to win in another team", commented.

A logical speech by his part by the situation that lives, but maybe move# away of the reality of this moment, in which it wanted to recalar in the Camp Nou. This yes, unlike the sucedido since it arrived to pertinent Paris of the Fished, expects that the Parisians can litigate by the League of Champions. "This year, if we do not have any problem, think that can do good things in the League of Champions", said.

Also it pronounced about the return of Leonardo like sportive director does hardly some months. "I know it from it does long, we kept in touch when it went out of Paris. When there was small problems, speak us. The PSG did a very good election when bringing it of turn", manifested.

The 'case Neymar'

Also it pronounced on the situation of Neymar. "Neymar Is well, is happier when it is in the field, but is doing it well", aimed, adding that "in a moment determinate decided to go and afterwards has had a bad time therefore, sometimes want to go back to a place where seat you a bit more beloved, but finally remained and he trains even better that before". "It knows that it has to be forgiven by something, really wants to return the before possible", concluded.

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