Jasper Cillessen, during a training


The confession of Cillessen about his arrival in Barcelona

Published:22/07/2019 - 11:13h

Updated:22/07/2019 - 11:13h

Jasper Cillessen recently became a new signing for Valencia after three years at FC Barcelona. In a recent interview, he talked about his stay at the Camp Nou

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Jasper Cillessen was footballer of the FC Barcelona during three seasons, but in any of them achieved to consecrate like titling because of the potential of Marc-André ter Stegen. It does some months took the decision to abandon the Camp Nou and finally decanted for playing in Valencia, a team in which it will be headline and in which it will be able to play Champions League.

In an interview for the newspaper Marks, the Dutch confessed that it foresaw can compete for being headline, but that did not expect that his German mate went up so much the level. "When I arrived to the Barcelona, Stegen was of a different level to the of now. And after three years is one of the best goalkeepers of the world. I think that the two have improved in the trainings, in the work, but for me was the moment to go out", commented.

Besides, also it explained that it decanted pro the Valency by the opportunity that supposed for him. "Because I want to play and Valencia is a club with a big history, has a big team and for me was a big option. Therefore I am here. The most important in this moment of my career was to play again all the parties and here have a lot of options to do it", said.

Of course, by a lot that the Barça went his dream, preferred to have options to play in the Valency that be eternal acting in the Camp Nou. "I have not had problems with the Barcelona neither with any team. For me the most important is to play. It is the only reason by which am here. For me come to Valencia is not a step backwards. Between being in the bench of the Barcelona or play in Valencia, play in Valencia is much better. It is easy", sentenced.

Cillessen, with a big opportunity

Now it will have a big opportunity in Valencia, a team in ascending progression that comes to do a big campaign: champion of Glass of Rey, semifinalist in the Europe League and chamber in LaLiga. Cillessen, therefore, will be the goalkeeper of a team under construction, that will play the Champions League and that has an ilusionante sportive project.

The FC Barcelona lost to a goalkeeper consecrated like the Dutch to save the backs of Ter Stegen, but carried to another cancerbero that has showed that has level to play in the highest: Net. The Brazilian, to his 30 years, comes to occupy the place of Cillessen and will look for to consecrate in Can Barça.

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