Mercato | Mercato: Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid … Vinicius Jr justifies his choice!

Posted on November 24, 2021 at 1:00 am by The editorial staff

Recruited by Real Madrid in 2018, Vinicius Jr could not have played under the colors of Casa Blanca, he who was also coveted by FC Barcelona. The Brazilian has also justified his choice to join the Merengue rather than the Blaugrana.

This season, Vinicius Jr seems to have completely transformed. Since his return to the Merengue bench, Carlo Ancelotti has placed his full confidence in the Brazilian. And the 21-year-old winger makes him feel good, having found the net 10 times while delivering 7 assists in 17 games in all competitions. However, life has not always been rosy for Vinicius Jr at Real Madrid . The international Auriverde had never really won in the starting XI before this season. Whether under Julen Lopetegui , Santiago Solari or Zinédine Zidane, Vinicius Jr has always had difficulties. Recruited in the summer of 2018, the Brazilian could however not have joined Real Madrid , which was also coveted by FC Barcelona .

“I have chosen well and I want to stay here for a long time”

In an interview for the program El Larguero de la Cadena SER, Vinicius Jr was also explained on his choice to join Real Madrid rather than FC Barcelona : “The two clubs looked for me and I decided to go to Real Madrid for the project and for what they did for me. I thought it was the best project for me and it was the club with which I had the most affinities. I have always loved Real Madrid, I have always loved Cristiano Ronaldo and all the players. I chose well and I want to stay here for a long time. “

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