Mercato | Mercato – Real Madrid: Vinicius Jr, FC Barcelona … Gerard Piqué makes a shattering revelation!

Posted on October 19, 2021 at 12:10 by BC

In the summer of 2018, Vinicius Jr chose to join Real Madrid for his debut on the European continent, but it is at FC Barcelona that the Brazilian striker was to land as revealed by Gerard Pique.

Arrived at Real Madrid in the summer of 2018 with the status of a nugget, Vinicius Jr took a long time to integrate into the Merengue. Often criticized, the Brazilian has however benefited from the support of Florentino Pérez , who considers his player as untransferable despite the interest of several clubs, including PSG . This season, Vinicius Jr shines under Carlo Ancelotti , with already 5 goals and 4 assists decisive on the clock, in 10 appearances. Vinicius Jr It is therefore gaining in importance at Real Madrid , but it is in the Catalan rival that the Brazilian international could have turned out.

“Vinicius Jr was about to sign at Barça”

During a chat with streamer Ibai Llanos on Twitch, Gerard Piqué indeed revealed that Vinicius Jr was very close to engaging with the FC Barcelona before his arrival at Real Madrid . “Vinicius has a lot of talent. Did you know he was about to sign for Barca? “, Launched the defender of Barça in remarks relayed by Sport, before adding:” I spoke with him, and he confessed to me that the agreement with Barça was already find. He contacted me to find out how his adaptation to Barca would be, but at the last minute Real Madrid arrived and doubled the offer for him. “

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