“We renewed my contract and, from there, the problems started, assures the former Villarreal player. Jhad to lower my salary on August 31 so they could sign a player here and even though it hurt me, I did it because I am the third captain of the team and I understood that I had to do these things for the club and for my teammates. From then on they started belittling me in incomprehensible ways after the way I behaved, when I gave my all for the club, went through thick and thin, like you have already discovered in Spain. Later, they wanted to send me away in a bad way, even though I didn’t want to. »
“They started belittling me in incomprehensible ways. »
While he was one of the most used Olympians by Jorge Sampaoli last season, Alvaro Gonzalez has not played in Ligue 1 since December 4 and the defeat against Brest (1-2) at Orange-Vélodrome . In 2022, he only played five minutes, in the Coupe de France, against Chauvigny (3-0).
« It’s not a sporting decision, but a club decision that wanted me to leave in January and I didn’t want to, adds the player who told his leaders that he would not move before the summer transfer window. I told them to wait until June, which is a longer market and in which more options present themselves […]. They told me that there would be no problem, that they were going to respect me, that I was part of the team and that if at some point I had to play, I was going to do it. I’m called up for all matches, trying to help the squad with my experience. »