Barcelona central Gerard Piqué explained that “If there was a moment” in which he considered leaving Barça, it was in “the last season with Pep Guardiola” as a coach, the 2011-2012.
“I reached a significant point of tension with him, and the dressing room in general. The rivalry with José Mourinho wore out a lot and Pep wanted to have absolute control of everything that happened“, Said the player in ‘La Sotana’, a humorous program about the current situation at Barça.
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And he added on the subject: “I started dating Shakira and the relationship with him changed. I had a lot of pressure, I felt that in training I had to do everything perfect “. But he pointed out that “now the relationship is perfect.”
On the other hand, asked if Josep Maria Bartomeu has been the worst president of Barça, Piqué considered that “He is not able to say if it has been the worst“. But he admitted that of the ones he has lived It “has to be close” to being.
What’s more, Piqué defended his teammate, Samuel Umtiti, who has been whistled by his fans during this start of the season for not wanting to leave the Barça club. “He is complying with all the obligations. People have to be empathetic to the player. Samu’s attitude is impeccable, he trains hard, ”he explained.
Finally, the Barcelona captain assured that he will retire at Barcelona and confessed that this could be the last season he will have as a professional footballer.
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