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Pires dissects the news of Madrid and Barça: Griezmann, Messi, Mbappé...

Published:30/10/2020 - 20:40h

Updated:31/10/2020 - 21:12h

Robert Pires, former Arsenal or Villarreal player, spoke about various topics of interest to Madridistas and Catalans. The Frenchman spoke about the arrival of Mbappé to Madrid or about the possible departure of Messi from Barça

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Robert Pires spoke with the newspaper 'ACE' in an interview that will interest especially to the fans of the Real Madrid and to the ones of the FC Barcelona. The French referred to several subjects related with madridistas and culés, as for example the possible arrival of Kylian Mbappé to the white group, or the exit of Leo Messi​ of the Barça. Besides, it explained the occasion in which it was about to to accept an offer of the merengues.

"My mother, that is Spanish, angered a lot when I said that no to the Madrid", began. "When I called it to say him that it went me to London, to the Arsenal, answered me: 'you Are crazy, do not know English, with the quality that have, have to go to Spain…!' The people said me that it can not say no to the Real Madrid, but I did it", said, about the moment in which it refused the proposal of the whites to play in London.

The Frenchman explained and explained that Arsène Wenger was the main reason by which declined the offer of the Madrid by the one of the Arsenal. "For me it went a moment very complicated, although it felt me a privileged, because it had to choose between the Real Madrid, the Juventus and the Arsenal. I was ready, but ready, to sign with the Madrid, but Wenger called me many times, ate me the head and at the end convinced me", commented.

On the other hand, it left clear that Mbappé would have to leave to the group madridista to give a jump in his career. "Claro that yes. I am French, likes me the PSG and wanted to that it was still in Tie it 1, but if he wants to grow in his career, has to fichar by the Madrid", affirmed. By the contrary, recommended to Eduardo Camavinga, another aim of the whites, remain more time in the Rennes. "Only it has 17 years... My opinion is that it has to remain two years more in the Rennes so that it keep growing and afterwards go already to a big like the Madrid, the Barça or the one who choose", declared.

Pires Spoke of Messi and Griezmann

Changing of edict, Pires pronounced on the possible course of Messi of the Barcelona. The French thinks that the Argentinian and the Barça never would have to separate his ways, in spite of the near that was the '10' to go the past summer. "I think that at the end has decided the best. He and the Barça are condemned to be always together", expressed, with rotundity.

Besides, it spoke of the situation of Antoine Griezmann in the Barcelona team, that until the moment is not being positive for any of the parts. "The problem is that, as to the Madrid, refuse to the Barça almost is sin. I think that did not make a mistake when going of the Athletic, but the situation since it arrived two years ago does not go well for Griezmann, and the worst is that neither for the Barça", admitted.

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