BARÇA WANTED THE ARSENAL PLAYER
Arteta caused Barça to run out of Maitland-Niles and go for Dest
Published:8/10/2020 - 21:57h
Updated:9/10/2020 - 16:52h
FC Barcelona was interested in several right-backs in this past transfer market. The culés ended up signing Sergiño Dest, but before they asked about Maitland-Niles, who stayed at Arsenal at the express wish of Mikel Arteta
The FC Barcelona combed in depth the market of right sides this summer from before the course of Nélson Semedo. The Portuguese had received several offers, between them the one of the Wolverhampton, that went the team that finish doing with his services. The English paid 30 million euros by him and from this moment fichar a carrilero right-handed became something prioritario for the Barcelona.
As already it knows , the culés finished choosing to Sergiño Dest, that debuted the weekend happened with the elastic blaugrana. The Dutch carried quite a lot of months sounding and always was one of the favourites, by what his arrival was not any surprise. It is young, has a lot of projection, quality and a style of perfect game for the Barça, by what the fans has received his incorporation with a lot of illusion.
But what can that no many know is that the international by United States could not being the elected if Mikel Arteta had changed of opinion. As they aim from the English newspaper 'The Sun', the Barcelona was very interested in doing with the services of Ainsley Maitland-Niles, carrilero right of the Arsenal. The Catalans directed directly to the 'gunners' and to the player to do the traspaso possible, but found with the refusal of his trainer.
Arteta Refused the option that the British out of the Emirates and convinced to his managerial so that it did deaf hearings to the singings of siren of the group barcelonista. Finally, the Barcelona surrendered and decided to go to by another of the preferred of his list, that was not another that Dest. Of this form, the ex of the Ajax refused to the Bayern of Munich, that also pretended him, and finished in the Camp Nou by little more than 20 million euros.
The Basque trainer is explaining a lot with Maitland-Niles from his arrival to the bench 'gunner' and did not want to leave him escape. The side can play in any one of the two sides and the Spanish is used to to use him like joker. In occasions plays by Héctor Bellerín in the right and other times plays to leg changed in the left, where has had to adapt by the needs of his team.
Dest, better signing that Maitland-Niles for the Barça
To day of today, can that in determinate appearances the international by England was something above Sergiño by experience and experience. But in spite of having only 23 years, the English does not seem to be very far of his ceiling futbolístico, whereas the Dutch is one of the sides with more projection of the world-wide football. This potential that treasures, added to his grandísima technical and understanding of the game, something in what it is quite upper to the of the Arsenal, do him be the ideal signing for the Barcelona.