Verratti admits that he negotiated with Barça in the summer of 2016
Published:16/10/2019 - 11:21h
Updated:16/10/2019 - 11:21h
Marco Verratti, PSG midfielder, admitted that he came to consider accepting the offer of a club that he wanted a few years ago. The Italian also spoke of other anecdotes that happened to him in the PSG long ago
Marco Verratti is one of the big midfield players of Europe from does several years. The Italian carries showing several seasons in Paris Saint-Germain that is in the elite in his position and there are few means that equalise him in quality. In fact, it does three campaigns, the FC Barcelona interested by him when it looked for a midfield player to reinforce his midfield after the exit of Xavi the previous year.
Although it was a secret to voices, the own footballer has admitted in an interview to Radius Mount Carlo that the Barça interested by him and that posed accept the proposal. "The FC Barcelona proposed me something different and think that is normal to think it by some moments", affirmed the international by Italy.
This was in the summer of 2016, but finally his course did not concretise by several reasons. The first and more important was that the PSG denied to leave him go out and did not want to speak with the Barcelona on the possible sale. But in addition to this, the representative of the player did not arrive to close the agreement with the Barça by differences salariales.
Verratti Finished renewing with the conjoint Frenchman and has finished turning into an idol there. But it seems that his beginnings in France were not so simple, since when it arrived in 2012 was a complete stranger for almost all. "I asked him to Leonardo and Ancelotti if they knew me, but do not think that knew me a lot and know that they asked information on me in Italy. It is an odd history: always I say that in the football also need luck", explained in RMC.
Besides, the ex of the Fished wanted to defend of the criticisms for going out too at night. "The one who plays to the football is somebody like many others. And we do not do at all special. I can go out like any another person. If have a free day, go out. But there was a moment in that if it went out and recognised me all turned into 'Marco Verratti goes out all the nights'. And it is not like this at all", it admitted.
Verratti, better accompanied that never
The PSG has happened to have a midfield that practically depended only and exclusively of Verratti to have one of the most complete of Europe. This summer arrived to the Park of the Princes Idrissa Gueye and Ander Herrera, whereas in winter of the past course arrived Leandro Walls. The Parisian group has now a centre of the field with muscle, quality, vision of game and dynamism that goes to be able to compete against the best.