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The reasons that led Ferran Torres to change Manchester City for Barça

Published:23/11/2023 - 22:34h

Updated:24/11/2023 - 18:34h

Ferran Torres has explained, in 'The Wild Project', the reasons that ended up convincing him to sign for FC Barcelona in 2022, when he was part of the Manchester City squad

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They were a lot of the reasons that carried to Ferran Torres to take the decision to do his cases and leave of the Manchester City in January of 2022. The FC Barcelona interested in him like one of the alternatives to reinforce the forward in the beginning of the stage of Xavi Hernández and the negotiations for his traspaso, that closed in 55 million euros more other 10 'kilos' in variables.

In the last hours, has revealed a talk of the attacker of Foios, in The Wild Project, in which it has reviewed his actuality, the irruption of Lamine Yamal and also the reasons that carried him to abandon the Etihad Stadium to go back to Spain and dress with the Barcelona T-shirt. Pep Guardiola, his trainer in this moment, had a decisive paper so that it gave the definite step and 'looked for' the agreement between clubs, to the equal that Xavi.

The confessions of Ferran Torres

First, it has recognised that "why so many win in coming to the Barça of a City of an upper level? Because all player that arrives to first division dreams with playing in the Barça", adding that Xavi Hernández was very insistent to have he in his staff: "I Saw the insistence that had Xavi in that it was there, he was sure that would help to the team, that went them to help to put in Champions, that went to do all the possible so that I went to the Barça, think that that was the key".

Of the same way, Ferran stood out that it conversed it with Pep Guardiola and his message was more than clear: it could not say him that "no" to the possibility to play in the Barça. The one of Santpedor finish being a key figure so that the negotiations between clubs flowed: "Pep said me, Barça? Simply I can not say you that no. It is my Barça. My Barça. While the clubs agree, can go you. The Barça is the Barça".

The autoconfianza, the key for Ferran Torres

On the other hand, the Valencian player has recognised the importance that has had to trust yes same, especially in a so demanding team as it is it the Barça: "To day of today consider that anybody can with me. I consider me on of all in autoconfianza. If failure, go back it to try. The one who does not fail, is that the one who does not try it", adding that "when the things go well, do not have to go up you to the figureta, neither when the things go badly, think that you are the worst and that do not serve to play in the Barça".

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