Gómez left Atalanta, of which he was captain, last January after being left out of the team due to a break with coach Gian Piero Gasperini
The Argentinian Alejandro “Papu” Gómez, end of SevillaHe assured this Tuesday that last January, when he still belonged to Atalanta, he received “great offers” from the US MLS and Saudi Arabia, but his priority was the Nervión team.
“I had big offers from MLS and Arabia, with a lot of money, but I was not interested. I knew there were people who wanted me to disappear in those countries,” Gómez said in an interview broadcast this Tuesday on Italian television. Sky Sport.
“My priority was Sevilla, I am very proud to have come here,” he said.
Gómez left the Atalanta, of which he was captain, last January after staying out of the team due to a break with the coach Gian Piero Gasperini and acknowledged that it is still difficult for him to see the matches of his former team.
“I am trying to understand what happened, I know that I am not the culprit. It could not continue in that way and I made the right decision. I am happy and calm about my decision,” he said.
“It is difficult for me to watch Atalanta games. It hurts me to see my former teammates play. I am happy for them, because they are doing well, but I cannot (see them). Today I am sad, I hope that over time I can feel something different” , he concluded.