Deco’s integration into FC Barcelona’s management is a story well crafted.
The former midfielder, who spent four seasons at Barcelona, is now heading the sporting department and while speaking at his presentation today, he explained that he has always dreamed of returning to the club after ending his playing career.
“As a player, I dreamed of being at Barça and I achieved it. Now I’m back and it’s very special. These years I have built a history that I now leave behind, it’s a very big responsibility to be here,” the former defender was quoted by Mundo Deportivo.
Deco’s first job at Barcelona this summer was hectic. As Barcelona look to balance their finances, Deco’s hands were mostly tied, but he did a fantastic job, to say the very least.
“The objectives are to win. We wanted to have a competitive and balanced squad. The great objective is to win, there is no other,” he explained.
“My football idea has always been the profile of Barça; play with possession. Have high-level players, with different abilities. When I go to watch a match I like to see high-level players.
“Everything is a phase of transition. Barça are a winning team and has had the best years of the club after my departure. It has been a generation that has been marked as a team.
“Transitions are always difficult, teams are not eternal. I think the transition was done well. It took us a while to win, but we are on the right path,” he added.
A month ago, Barcelona confirmed that Mateu Alemany would leave the team at the end of the summer transfer market. While speaking about his take, Deco said:
“I know that you like to personify things. Mateu has been the person who led the whole ‘Fair Play’ issue these years. There are already people in the club who understand it. Mateu did a great job, but he made his decision for the future. We will continue working the same.”
“Mateu has a different background. He has been president and director of clubs. I come…
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Author : Ash Reyna
Publish date : 2023-09-13 10:19:21
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