Real Madrid winger Marco Asensio claimed his comments about the possibility of this happening moves For arch-rival Barcelona “misinterpreted”.
Asensio has struggled to get minutes in the Real Madrid team this season, and with the Spaniard in the final year of his contract that saw his career reach a crossroads.
Reports in Spain claim that Asensio’s agent Jorge Mendes has contacted Barcelona to explore the possibility of the 26-year-old joining the Catalan club in the summer, and the player. He himself did not deny it when he had the chance.
“Honestly, I don’t know if they called,” he told a radio station. coping Last month. Lots of other clubs have been linked [with me] like that. But that’s normal because in seven months, well, starting in January actually, I’ll be free to talk to the other teams.
“I just didn’t think of it [joining Barca] or considered it. Honestly, at the moment, I can’t give you an answer. “I don’t know,” he added.
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However, speaking from Spain’s base in the World Cup, Asensio He tried to distance himself from those comments, and also expressed his desire to extend his stay in Madrid.
“There is talk that I’m changing Real Madrid’s mind, but I’ve always tried to give my best. The one who also decides is the club, it doesn’t just depend on me.
“After the World Cup, we will make a decision. What if I want to renew? I hope that happens and I will be very happy at Real Madrid for many years. I hope everything will be given to stay for another 10 years”