May 25, 2020 at 9:00 pm
The Papu Gomez he could go to a top club. It was back in 2013, for the Argentine – who played for Catania – the doors of theAtletico Madrid. The move was one step away, but he skipped everything due to Catania’s high demand and eventually went to Metalist. Atletico was strongly supported by Diego Pablo Simeone, who had had his own coach in Sicily.
Papu tells it all Instagram, interviewed by the Argentine journalist Martin Reich: “During that summer I was having lunch in Argentina with Simeone and told me that, returning from preseason, he would have asked me as reinforcement for his team. At that time, Atletico Madrid was not doing very well and from a financial point of view, it managed to offer € 6 million. Catania didn’t want to sell me for less than 10 million and in the end nothing was done. I was close to the transfer but they didn’t sell me and I wanted to die“.