Ferran Torres: “We know Lewandowski’s record”
BARCELONA, 8 Sep. (.) –
The Spanish side of FC Barcelona stated that he would be “the first” to leave the Barça team if he was not “able” to play the two years remaining on his contract, although “the decision is up to the club”, to which he has shown these years his “commitment” and in which he hopes to play “many” games this season.
“My thought has always been to be at Barcelona. I see myself qualified to be here for the remaining years of my contract, otherwise I would be the first to leave. I have shown these years my commitment to the club, in the end the decision is up to They. There are many interests, and I’m never going to get into it,” said Jordi Alba this Wednesday at an Adidas brand event.
In this line, the left back acknowledged that he has already gone through times where he has not had the leading role in the field that he would like. “I don’t have to vindicate myself. Now I haven’t had those minutes. I’ve been more on the bench than playing, but I try to cheer up the group as much as I can,” he said.
“The atmosphere is extraordinary, when I have to play I try to do my best and help. I have never complained about whether I play and when I do I don’t ask why. the younger ones to be better”, added the 33-year-old player.
Asked about the rumors that brought him closer to Inter Milan on the last market day, Jordi Alba was concise. “It’s not about whether I think it’s fair or not. Everyone acts as they want. I always like to go head to head, although everyone doesn’t like it sometimes, but that’s how I am. You can always do better things, but after the football and everything I’ve seen doesn’t surprise me at all”, settled.
FERRAN TORRES: “WE KNOW LEWANDOWSKI’S RECORD”
For his part, the attacker Ferran Torres admitted the need to “take advantage” of the minutes in a team with “a lot of competition”. “Yesterday’s game was good for those of us who played less. From then on, give the maximum when the coach counts on us”, he said about the victory (5-1) against Viktoria Plzen in the Catalan side’s debut in the League of Champions, where he scored a goal and gave an assist.
Precisely, at the ‘culé’ feast, the Pole Robert Lewandowski scored his first ‘hat-trick’. “It is a pride that a player of this magnitude is with us. We know the record he has. This summer there have been many signings. We are making a competitive team and fighting for everything, which is what Barça deserves”, said Ferran Torres , who recalled that he practically “has just arrived” in Barcelona.