Murillo: playing with Messi is a relief because you don’t have to resist him
Barcelona’s new defender Jeison Murillo shared his emotions about the transfer to the Catalan club.
Murillo admitted that his main emotion about the move to Barcelona was the relief from the fact that he no longer had to play against Lionel Messi. Jeison considers the Argentinian the best footballer in the world.
Yerry Mina gave Murillo different pieces of advice after the defender moved to Barcelona, as Jeison and Mina were good friends.
The player is happy to grab the opportunity to play for the world’s biggest club, this makes him and his family very happy. The dream has become a reality.
The 26-year-old footballer, loaned from Valencia until the end of this season with the right of subsequent redemption for €25 million, will play for his new team under the number of 17. Barcelona will pay Valencia €2 million for the defender’s loan.
(Reporting by Nathan Dent, editing by Valerie Cooper)