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“When Pepe was with Ramos in Madrid, it was hard for me to sleep the night before”

Alvaro Negredo went through the program ‘The spar’, where he was asked about various topics. Among them, who have been the best defenders he has faced during his career. The forward of the Cadiz stated that “the most difficult was Puyol. He caught me very young and he was an airplane. Very similar is also Sergio Ramos. During the game he is very strong for all of them and above all he has a lot of quality, he threatens you, he dribbles and gives you more courage. TO Pepe I have had him as a partner in the Besiktas, but when I was with Bouquets at MadridIt was hard for me to sleep the night before ”.

Negredo referred to his team’s complaints about The VAR: “If they have harmed us? I think so on the Granada penalty. My hand in Anoeta is hand, you have to eat it, but we complained that in Elche we had one like it and they didn’t whistle us. Koke’s hand against Atlético is an unusual gesture and they didn’t whistle it. It is useless to complain, there is the pressure to complain, there is the coach, we cannot get into these problems either because they get you matches. I am not convinced by VAR because of how it is being used, what stops the game, they stop the rhythm of the game a lot, they are confusing the players on the field a lot. For me it is not helping in the sense of the interpretation of what VAR is ”.

About the tie scratched before him Barça this past weekend and if it is easier to hurt him more this year than others, he said “yes and no. The day may come when they have everything in their face and they put the usual win at you or as has happened to us in the two games that we have scored points for their mistakes or our successes. I think more of his mistakes thanks to our work ”.

Finally, he commented that the coach who has gotten the most out of him is “Unai emeryI’ve always said it I had him at Almería, I made my debut with him in First Division and I also had him at Sevilla. Because of the way of working, of living football, of approaching each game in a different way as he does. I have seen that in very few coaches. For me he is the one who got the most out of me, I started very well in Almería and then I had very good years with him at Sevilla ”.