Álvaro Morata with Atlético

"XAVI'S SPEECH IS CONVINCING"

Morata remembers the moment in which he could finish at Barça

Published:21/09/2022 - 11:10h

Updated:21/09/2022 - 11:10h

After being very close to arriving at the Camp Nou, Álvaro Morata has decided to talk about his possible signing for Barça during the winter market

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Álvaro Morata, leading centre of the Athletic of Madrid, has offered some words to the microphones of the program 'The Crossbar' where spoke of the possibilities that had of recalar in the Camp Nou the past season, when it was player of the Juventus and the FC Barcelona needed with urgency an attacker to reinforce the offensive diagram of the team.

The Spanish was in the orbit culé during the past wintry market but was not a simple operation due to the fact that the Juve also needed of his services. "There were options to go to the Barça. I was to speak with Massimiliano Allegri and said me that I did not move me of there, that wanted me to play with Vlahovic", aimed the international with Spain.

Added to this, stood out that the Barcelona were not the only interested in his signing, "Also had four or five offers more, very good all, but at the end the Athletic of Madrid also had the last word", affirmed Morata, that for that then was in Italy in condition of yielded, by what the group colchonero was the judge in any operation.

The 'factor Xavi'

Finally, it mentioned the insistence of Xavi Hernández in convincing him to dress the elastic blaugrana. "It called me Xavi and spoke with him on football. It is an honour that a trainer and exjugador like Xavi take you into account. His speech convinces, and more when it is somebody that have seen to play from small and have seen it by here by Brush Them", concluded.

Like this the things, the Catalan technician always has been present in any important incorporation, already was as intermediate or as main avalador. Anyway, the '9' could not change Turín by Barcelona due to the fact that the economic pretences of the Athletic were prohibitivas and finished agrounding the negotiations. The club finished hiring to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang that, in spite of his short stay, left very good feelings.

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