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WHITES LOOKED FOR HIM AT 22 YEARS OLD

Would everything have changed? Andrés Iniesta was close to signing for Real Madrid

Published:3/03/2023 - 22:18h

Updated:3/03/2023 - 22:20h

When a player and a club are in the process of renewal it is usually a critical stage in which one of the two parties can make unforeseen decisions, and that was what Madrid bet with Iniesta at some point in his career.

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There are some decisions that have gone marking the history of the football, and also of some clubs. In the case of the FC Barcelona the arrival of Johan Cruyff like player opened a new chapter in his history, as well as that proof of Leo Messi in the City Condal when were 13 years old. Another of them has been able to be the no signing of Andrés Iniesta by the Real Madrid.

As it has revealed the own Pedja Mijatovic, the white team was very near to concretise the traspaso of the footballer formed in The Masia. The one who went sportive director of the Madrid between 2006 and 2009 has desvelado that one of his first movements in the charge was to try do with the midfield player of Fuentealbilla, that then had 22 years.

"Yes, I wanted to it fichar. We were, well, near… I do not know if near. But we take advantage of when it was renewing, it did not arrive to an agreement… Speak with his father. We try to chat with his representative to take advantage of the opportunity. Had a high clause and were decided to pay it. It was like a player that always admired it and was a phenomenon. Although it did not produce this signing, but there were conversations with the representative through his father", commented.

Mijatovic Has not doubted in explaining some details of that negotiation that could finish with the big hero of the World-wide of South Africa in Santiago Bernabéu. The ex sportive director also has pronounced on the new generation of players and has desvelado who are his preferred in the current team of the Barça, and his election has not been too surprising.

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"Of the people of now would take to Gavi or Pedri, that are those that like me. You have to bring to a player that was of Spain, with quality and of future. To Gavi saw him with the Spanish final in the final of a tournament in Milan does year and beak and left us an impressive impression. Has quality, character.. .Of everything", commented in a program of 'Movistar+'.

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