RMC Sport editorial writer Daniel Riolo, who has often criticized Marco Verratti’s mental state and spectacular performances at PSG, seems comforted by the midfielder’s imminent departure to Al-Arabi (Qatar).
He said on Wednesday in After, “I never wished him harm. People don’t understand, they think it’s me who is stubborn and stable. (…) I’m not going to talk to people on those networks Whom I do not talk about.” I don’t know, but journalists I know and like, so I won’t criticize them. But I don’t understand why they are shouting there, not understanding, twisting. Me, I have nothing to do with it. A coach (Luis Enrique, editor’s note) who made this decision (his departure).
However, eleven years after arriving from Pescara, the RMC Sport journalist is not happy with the circumstances of this secret departure. “It’s not me who’s stubborn, it’s those who didn’t want to open their eyes all those years when I said, ‘Look what’s happening, he’s not as strong as you say, you’re wrong, you Caught my finger in the eye,” he adds. There you go, it ends like this and it ends tragically.”
>>> All of Daniel Riolo’s analysis about Marco Verratti can be found in our full paper here