Joao Cancelo en un partido de Champions League


"City is the best, but...": Cancelo could not reject the call from Barça

Published:21/09/2023 - 10:25h

Updated:21/09/2023 - 10:25h

Leaving Manchester City has not been easy, but it has been the best decision for Joao Cancelo who always dreamed of wearing the FC Barcelona shirt. Now, he hopes to stay after June 30

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Joao Cancel carries several years being one of the right sides more important of Europe. Under the orders of Pep Guardiola adopted a profile 'unpublished' with which became a much more complete and able player to assume several responsibilities and roles in a same party. Already in the FC Barcelona, in two titularities, has seen him how when the team has the possession becomes a new midfield player and is able to confine in the area. It has been lethal and one of the big protagonists in the recent 'manitas' to Betis and Royal Amberes.

The Portuguese Is adapting of wonder to this new stage in the City Condal and aims to be one of the most used players by Xavi Hernández in this course. From it does some time came insisting in the incorporation of a right side of guarantees and has found the best possible alternative, that has left to the Manchester City, champion of everything in the past season, to fulfil his dream since it was very small: play of Barcelona.

To the Barça no can him say that "no"

In a recent interview to 'Sportive World', the luso has reviewed his positive actuality in the City Condal. It has fallen of foot in the team, but knows that it has to surrender and show a lot to be able to remain before 30 June. On the change between the City and the picture culé, has aimed that "to me always likes me risk, in my social life also am like this", began saying.

I cancel it has aimed that is very appreciated with all in the Etihad Stadium: "To the City have to appreciate him to all, up to now lived there the best moments of my career, had the opportunity to be in the eleven of the FIFA of the past year, that for me was another dream. And this is thanks to my mates of the City, to the trainer, Pep, to his staff, that are a very good group, very joined and this sees , because for me now are the best team of the world and come here was a risk, yes, but is the Barcelona and when it arrives you the opportunity of the Barça have to come".

I cancel it fulfils his dream

It has been the confession of love of a Cancel that, as it has revealed, always wanted to dress of Barcelona: "My family, all my friends know that I wished to play here does a lot, is a club that always me ilusionó because my idols played here. Now, I want to show to the people the player that am, lately have not had the performance that wanted and want to give my best version to help to this club to go back to be where deserves ".

In this order of ideas, has signalled that him ilusionaría win LaLiga, although it does not have doubts that this team can win the Champions League: "I Want to be ambitious, but no so much, go party to party. Dream with winning the League, that already won it in all the countries that was in Europe less in Spain, also have a lot of illusion in the Champions, think that with this team is possible, but want to go step by step because the football is a very odd sport, because there are times that are well and afterwards lose the party, but have a lot of illusion to win titles with this club".

The confusion with the interest of the Barça

It has confessed, besides, that did not have knowledge that the Barça wanted to do with his cession in January, as it also had recognised Pep Guardiola: "This conversation was a bit garbled, do not know if it is truth if the Barça wanted me in January because it did not arrive me, but well, the Barcelona is a club in which I always have wanted to be, is the club of my dreams after having played in my team of boy that was the Benfica. I am very happy to be here, these three parties have enjoyed it a lot, have mates that are helping me to adapt me the fastest possible, that is important. Game with big footballers, that this also does it to me all very easy".

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