"To see so many fans waiting for me, I thought ha couldn't turn down the offer"
Adriano Correia arrived in Turkey on Sunday to negotiate his transfer to Besiktas. This morning, Barça announced his absence of the pre-season camp in St. George's Park, but for now neither of the two cubs have made the transfer official.
However it may be, the Brazilian player has already made the first statements from Turkey. He explained to the newspaper Milliyet that he already feels part of the Besiktas family
- "I come from a club that was crowned champions last season. I am a champion and I want to play in a new league for me and get success in the coming edition of the Champions League."
- "At first my wife was a bit concerned and had her doubts because of the recent events that have taken place in Turkey. But the arrival of many players and the club's project convinced us for good. We are very impressed by the city of Istanbul."
- "After the passport checking I was really surprised to see the high number of fans that were waiting for me. This makes me feel good. At that moment, I thought I could not turn down the offer."
- "I talked to Arda Turan, but also to his agents. I can say I am part of the Besiktas family."