The Brazilian explained why he decided to join Gijón
Douglas Pereira has been officialy presented as new player of Gijón, where he moved in order to get the playing minutes that he lacks in Barcelona. The right-back, who will wear the number 2, explained why he decided to join the team and the important chat that he had with Luis Enrique before taking the decision to leave.
His time in Barcelona
"I've been through difficult moments because of the injuries. But I never stopped working and I did my best in trainings. I'm mentally ready to face this challenge".
"I learned a lot in Barcelona. This is my chance to keep improving as a player".
The chat with Luis Enrique
"Luis Enrique only says nice things about Gijón. His family is from here and he told me that this is the best place for me".
"He told me to make the most of this oportunity".
"I want to prove my worth. It's a great chance for me to play football again".
"I want to play as a right-back, but I haven't talked much with Abelardo yet".