Giuseppe Rossi in a match between Villarreal and Barça in LaLiga


Guiseppe Rossi reveals that it was about to fichar by the Barcelona

Published:20/11/2023 - 13:50h

Updated:20/11/2023 - 13:50h

The exdelantero of the Villarreal explains in an interview conceded to the journalist Gianluca Gave Marzio as it called the attention of the Barcelona after signing his best season like professional footballer

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Guiseppe Rossi, exdelantero of the Villarreal, reveals in an interview conceded to the journalist Gianluca Gave Marzio that was about to fichar by the Barcelona. "I was near of fichar by the Barcelona. It was all fact, but the Villarreal wanted an upper fixed part to the bonus. And afterwards, also I was near of the 'Juve'. It did not go like this because the club already had sold to Cazorla", affirmed.

Formed in the quarry of the Parma, the exjugador of the Manchester United had a marked career by the injuries. His best version offered it in the 'yellow Submarine', where exploded definitively like player. This carried him to the interest of the Barcelona by ficharlo. The forward shined, especially, in the season 2010-11, in which it added 32 goals and 11 assistances in the 55 parties contested with the yellow group. "The season 2010-11 with the Villarreal was extraordinary, was the best after Messi and Christian and called the attention of the Barcelona", revealed the footballer in an interview to 'Sky Sports'.

The reasons that prevented his signing

Only it was missing the agreement between clubs so that Rossi will finish in the rows of the Barcelona of Guardiola. "Andstaba all fact, the agreement was prepared. Only it was missing the agreement between the clubs for the payment. The Villarreal wanted a fixed part elder with regard to the bonus; and the Barcelona, the contrary. In what the Barça knew it, changed of aims and did not go there. It had not spoken with anybody of them, not even with Hammered. When it arrives an offer of this type, neither think it to you. We are speaking, perhaps, of the best team of that moment", aimed the Italian, that contested him the pichichi to Messi and to Cristiano.

Rossi arrived to The pertinent Madrigal of the Manchester United as 'substitute' of the idol Diego Forlán. Soon it turned into the new idol of the public 'groguet', a footballer that showed from the beginning why was different to the rest. His name was synonymous of quality, the word that better defines to a forward that marked goals and gave assistances of all the possible ways.

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