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Rivaldo: "I neither share nor understand the signing of Braithwaite"

Published:20/02/2020 - 19:03h

Updated:20/02/2020 - 19:03h

Rivaldo, a legendary former Barça player, spoke on the signing of Martin Braithwaite by the Barca team. The Brazilian was critical of the club for the decision to bet on the Danish and not for someone from the Masia

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it is speaking A lot of the arrival of Martin Braithwaite to the FC Barcelona, that did official this past Wednesday. The culés have paid to the Leganés the 18 million euros that cost his clause of rescission and have signed to the Danish until June of 2024. The ex leading 'pepinero' will reinforce to the Barça in League until final of course and will not be able to play Champions League.

Many are criticising to the Catalans by his way to act when closing the signing, leaving to the Leganés without his big offensive reference and without the possibility of fichar a relief. Others, simply criticise that the Barcelona club have bet by a '9' without name and without experience in the súper elite by almost 20 millions. Rivaldo, mythical ex footballer barcelonista, is one of these critical voices. The Brazilian had not brought to the of Esbjerg on no account.

"Sincerely, neither I share neither I understand this signing. And I do not do it by several reasons", began saying the ex Brazilian star. The winner of the Balloon of Gold in the 1999 had bet by some youngster of the Masia before that bring to a tip of second row therefore money. "The first reason by which do not understand it is that it was a signing that do further of the market and, besides, because the Barcelona could have chosen to some youngster of the Farm in place to do this operation", ensured.

Rivaldo Insisted in that it had preferred to somebody with more future and, besides, remembered that the movement of the culés leaves very touched to a Leganés that will struggle by the descent without his tip title. "I thought in a younger player and with more curve of progression. The Barcelona snatches it to him to a club that is treating to avoid the descent by means of the payment of the clause. Surely they go out very damaged of all this", commented.

The ex international 'canarinho' spoke more on the subject and affirmed that with the improvement that is having the team these last days, bring to somebody like Braithwaite is unnecessary. "Besides, it is that the team is beginning to improve and do not see reason any in doing similar effort to incorporate a forward that, with all the respect, doubt that it was the player that the FC Barcelona needs now", admitted.

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Finally, Rivaldo showed critic with the news that have gone out to the light on the presumptive implication of the club in the accounts that devote to difamar to footballers, ex footballers and opositores to the managerial board culé. "Only I expect that all this was not true. If really the Barcelona has paid for difamar to players, ex players and ex-presidents in the social networks, would be something tristísimo", concluded.

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