Ferran Torres has revealed that Real Madrid tried four times to sign him, insisting he had made the right decision after joining Barcelona.
Barcelona forward Ferran Torres told Cope radio on Wednesday that Real Madrid had tried to sign him four times but he was too young so I think it’s not the right time. Before confirming that they have decided to choose the correct career path
Ferran, 22, began his career at Valencia and made his first-team debut in November 2017 before joining Manchester City in the summer of 2020 until joining Bar. Celona since January 2022
‘Before I had a lot of offers from Real Madrid but I was too young. It’s not the time, Madrid tried to sign me four times,’ said Ferran.
‘The last time happened immediately after the World Cup in Russia. But I stayed at Valencia because I thought there would be more time to play there. I said we’ll see what happens in the future. I think I made the right choice.’
The 22-year-old also said of his first season playing under the Azul Grana shirt: ‘My season is very complicated. At first I had a very serious injury. Then I signed for Barça who are facing a difficult situation.’
‘Fortunately we turned the situation around and qualified for the Champions League and the Spanish Super Cup’.
He also explained his decision to leave Manchester City: ‘I can stay at Manchester City to win trophies. But I need a new challenge. Signing for Barcelona is an honor in itself, but when Chab calls you, it’s not a waste of time to think.’
Ferran grew as a key player in Azul Grana in the second half of last season. But there were still some criticisms against him. especially the finisher that lacks sharpness
‘The world of football is full of criticism. You can’t think too much about these things. because it will enter your head.’
However, the 22-year-old admits he must continue to work hard to improve and improve in every aspect of his game.
‘I’m a winger and I know my main job is not to score goals. I like to think that I help the team in many areas. Obviously I try to improve in every aspect. always learn from others I went back and looked at the play I made a mistake,’ Ferran said.
Since joining Barcelona in January, Ferran has scored six goals and provided six assists in 25 games across all competitions.