Barcelona’s rising star Pedri ‘thanks’ Actual Madrid for turning him down as a youngster
Barcelona wonderkid Pedri THANKS Actual Madrid for turning him down and telling him he ‘wasn’t at their degree’ as a youngster – earlier than he ultimately joined their arch rivals and shot to stardom
Pedri has revealed Actual Madrid rejected him after a trial when he was a youngster
However he has admitted he’s pleased they rejected him with Pedri now at Barcelona
He fired a shot at Barca’s arch rivals, insisting ‘I’m within the workforce I at all times liked’
Barcelona teenage sensation Pedri has fuelled the flames with arch rivals Actual Madrid after thanking them for turning him down a few years in the past.
The 17-year-old wonderkid has shone on the Nou Camp thus far this season beneath Ronald Koeman, however his profession may have taken off very in a different way.
Pedri had a trial at Madrid’s Valdebebas coaching floor in February 2018, however the membership determined to show him down earlier than he would ultimately be part of Las Palmas previous to shifting to Barcelona.
Pedri has established himself in Barcelona’s first workforce beneath Ronald Koeman this season
And Pedri has since admitted he was glad the Bernabeu outfit rejected him as a youngster.
‘I went for per week of coaching with Actual Madrid, however they advised me that I didn’t give the extent, they took me to an workplace and advised me,’ Pedri advised Cadena Ser.
‘It served to inspire me. What would I say to who rejected me? I’d thank him as a result of for him I’m within the workforce that I’ve at all times liked.
‘Since I used to be little I’ve at all times been with Barca. That is the place I need to be.’
Pedri made his Barcelona debut on September 27 this season, and has gone onto set up himself in Koeman’s plans on the Nou Camp.
Pedri battles it out with Actual Madrid captain Sergio Ramos throughout the El Clasico final month
The Spanish teen scored his first objective for the Catalan giants within the 5-1 victory over Ferencvaros within the Champions League on October 20.
Source:: New paper 24 – Sports