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The confessions of Rafinha Alcántara: The Inter, the Barça, his future, Neymar, Thiago...

Published:23/10/2018 - 00:22h

Updated:23/10/2018 - 03:11h

This Wednesday celebrates an important duel of Champions between FC Barcelona and Inter of Milan, a meeting that at the same time will be very special for Rafinha Alcántara. The Brazilian, that has played in both teams, has confessed on some personal perspectives

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It did a lot of years that did not see the faces, but FC Barcelona and Inter of Milan have quoted this Wednesday to contest the leadership of the Group B of the Champions 2018-19. The Camp Nou will judge to two teams that explain his parties by victories, and that from does some months, share a link of union. In this occasion, has put in front of the microphones of 'Sportive World' to value some subjects of actuality.

After breeding in the Masia and go burning stages until the first team, a grave injury affected to the options of Rafinha Alcántara, that found consolation with a cession to the Italian square between January and June of 2018. The Brazilian lived big moments in Saint Siro, that ended in a very agitated summer that finally oficializó his permanence in the City Condal.

One of the first subjects that has touched has been his fallido signing by the 'nerazzurri', a subject that recognises that it surprised him. The one of Sao Paulo has confirmed that in his agreement of loan there was not any compulsory option, and has preferred to remain with the big feelings that lived to personal and sportive level: "Go back to recover the confidence for me was the most important. Feel me footballer again and be happy again doing what more likes me. For me it was a brutal experience, incredible".

"It knew that they were happy inside the club and thought that went to exert the option of purchase, but did not finish happening", has aimed, before analysing some of the virtues and defects of his ex team and to agree of one of his big referents, Mauro Icardi. "I knew it with 15 years, when it came to the quarry of the Barça. We studied together and of there the friendship. In my first days in Milan helped me a lot. And like footballer, what represents for the club is a madness", has signalled.

Rafinha Is ambitious, but does not doubt of the Barça

With regard to his situation in the Barça, Rafinha has been very clear: it would like Him play more, but this with confidence and motivation and only thinks in Barcelona. In addition to repeating that his injury has turned him into a better professional, has recalcado that is calm with Ernesto Valverde, that expressed him equally his confidence in a meeting that kept in the pre-season.

In relation to a possible exit in January if it does not increase his participation, the canterano has dodged the issue: "I Go to be where want to that it was, logically. Now only I have head for these months with the Barça, that is what want. If in January do not explain with me, as the best for me and for them (the club) will be an exit. But I am happy here".

"I want to play to the football. It gives me the same how and where. If I am well physically I will be prepared so that it avenges what was. The best that can do is to centre me in the Barça to train as if it had to remain me here 50 years", has concretised, explaining that it knows to coexist with some so complicated surroundings like the one of the Catalan group.

"In my years in the Barça have lived ofeverything . I have happened to play a lot, to not having prominence, to be in important parties... In the Barcelona always have had to be prepared of head (mentally). Nowadays I am strong thanks to what have lived previously like Barcelona", has revealed.

Rafinha Bets by the signings of Neymar and Thiago

Between his immediate aspirations, as it never has hid, is to go back to the Brazilian selection, something for what considers that it has to play more. In the 'canarinha' would find with several mates and a famous ex of the Barça, a Neymar that has turned into news by a sounded, and for the moment unlikely, return to the club: "we do not speak of this. But like player of the Barça and fan culé, would be encantadísimo that it went back. It does not leave to be Neymar, that has showed what has done in the Barça and what can do. It would be a big signing".

In addition to ensuring that his compatriot misses the city and the team, has thought also on his brother Thiago: "it would seem Me genial that went back. It is a footballer DNA Barça and would fit perfectly. It would be very happy that it came, although I know that he also is very happy in the Bayern, because has the confidence of his trainer. But it is a player formed here in the quarry, of the style Barça".

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