‘If it were up to us that Messi would come tomorrow’

A few days ago Germán el Mono Burgos began his first professional career as head coach. The chosen place was finally Newell’s Old Boys there he landed a few days ago after discarding dozens of offers that did not finish convincing the one who was second in Diego Pablo Simeone in it Atletico Madrid until a few months ago. To Rosario he has left with Armando de la Morena that is his second, and that for 17 years he trained in the lower categories of the rojiblanco team, under his tutelage they have trained players like Koke, Morata or Lucas Hernandez, among many others. MD has interviewed him exclusively.

Armando he attended us from Sport City of the Newells Old Boys. A place that they have hardly left after their arrival. Even at the moment they reside in the Hotel Jorge Griffa named after a legend of the Argentine club and the Atletico Madrid, coincidences of life. “Our initial idea was to start in Spain, but Newells’ offer convinced us because it was a good project. It is a club that wants to grow and we liked that challenge ”, to which he added“ this is a special club. It has impressive facilities. In Spain there are not many clubs that can boast of having a sports city like they do. That allows you to work very comfortably. Without forgetting that it is an entity in which it succeeded Marcelo bielsa, the Tata martino.… Has played Maradona, is a fan Messi. It’s a club that motivates you to start ”.

Messi’s retirement

It is impossible not to ask him for Messi, on several occasions he has shared his intention to play there for a year before retiring from football: “What can I tell you? If it were up to us to come tomorrow. We would be delighted to train you. He’s an idol here, and after what he did putting on the Maradona even more. At the moment we focus on what we have ”.

And it is that the Argentine star who has become a myth in the Barcelona grew up going to the stadium Colossus of the Park to see the ‘lepers’ as he has acknowledged on several occasions. For that reason it has always been one of his dreams to finish his career there, something that all Ñuls fans dream of.