Belgian defender is forbidden to leave Barcelona
Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen is very disappointed with his future in Barcelona. Although rarely played, Vermaelen forbidden to leave Barcelona.
After his borrowing in AS Roma ended last season, Vermaelen intended to leave. But at this time, Vermaelen admitted absolutely not played, even to enter the reserve team was difficult.
“The club says I can not go, I have to survive, despite the interest of some clubs, now I can not even play with the reserve team, it’s a difficult situation,” he said as quoted by Marca.
Vermaelen is rumored this season ready to join Anderlech and Everton. Only, Barcelona did not even let the 31-year-old defender go.
Even so, Vermaelen remains positive. He believes the opportunity will still come after appearing in World Cup qualifying with Belgium.
“Of course it’s positive, if I can go back to Barcelona after a few minutes, then they can see I’m ready if the club needs it,” he said.
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Vermaelen also claimed to have talked with the coach related to his performance. He claimed to be ready to wait for an opportunity to play.
“I’ve spoken to the coach and he’s happy with the way I’m training.” Obviously at clubs like Barcelona, three center defenders are not enough they need four or five players, “he said.
“Prohibition of play or injury can make me go back to the team, it can happen very quickly next week may be different,” Vermaelen added.