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The words of Malcom about Valverde's Barça and Setién's one

Published:21/03/2020 - 13:34h

Updated:21/03/2020 - 17:08h

Malcom begins to shine at Zenit Saint Petersburg, but he has not forgotten Barça. The youngster has claimed that he keeps good memories of his time at the Camp Nou and has sent a few words about Ernesto Valverde's team and Quique Setién's one

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Malcom turned into one of the protagonists of the market of signings of the summer 2018, in which it arrived to the FC Barcelona. The one of Sao Paulo had decided to abandon the Girondins of Burdeos, and parked an almost closed negotiation with the Rome for mudarse to the City Condal. The season was not all the very that would wish, by what months afterwards did the cases again and enroló in the Zenith of St. Petersburg.

The Brazilian has confessed in an interview and has insisted in that it saves a big memory of his stage like Barcelona. It is not the first time that does it and probably was not the last, since it is a group that left him marked: "Each day agree me of my stage in the Barça. Memory with special affection two goals that marked, against the Real Madrid and in Champions against the Inter. They are my best memories".

"Now I am a fan more, go them following. All are very good people and always will be a fan more. The Barça has players very good. Sometimes there are potholes but are phases that it is necessary to go surpassing. I am safe that will win things, that anybody the descarte to carry the Champions", has vaticinado, before doing a review to a very moved campaign in which there have been changes in the bench.

The attacker considers that still there are not a lot of differences between the team of Quique Setién and the one of Ernesto Valverde, since in spite of his distinct styles, the idea of game of the culés keeps thanks to the footballers. "There are not too many differences. The Barcelona can change of trainer, but is very difficult that the players change his way to play. Have already some habits and a style purchased", has explained.

Questioned by his relation with the extremeño, the youngster has recalcado that it was not bad, but has recognised that wished to participate more and that it was complicated to manage the situation: "it Was a dream, but was difficult, yes. At the end always you work to have minutes. I with Valverde carried me very well, is good trainer and good person. Had a very difficult position to choose because the staff was and is very complete".

"Never it gave me explanations of why did not play, but did not bother me because we are professional and this works like this. I never left to work and when it gave me minutes played well and helped to the team. Never it knows , the same in a future can return, would love me, but now think in the Zenith. When it arrived his offer no thought it to me a lot because it is a team that plays in Europe. I want to win it all here", has resolved.

Malcom is another admirer of Leo Messi

Finally, Malcom has revealed that admires to Leo Messi and that still keeps the contact with varied of his ex mates. "It spoke little with him, at the beginning, it was very quiet. Afterwards already interactuamos more. It is somebody that has a hierarchy, did listen but is that that is his paper like captain of the Barcelona. I have him a lot of respect, for all the world is the best and for me also", has valued, before mentioning to Arthur, Nélson Semedo and Rafinha Alcántara like his nearer circles beside Philippe Coutinho.

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