Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke: Barcelona offer was tempting

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke admits he was tempted by Barcelona earlier this summer. Barca made an attempt for Koke before the World Cup.

Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke admits he was tempted by Barcelona earlier this summer.

Barca made an attempt for Koke before the World Cup.

"The truth is that a part of me said it was hard to say 'no' to Barcelona, but I wanted to continue at home, during the best time in my many years being with Atletico Madrid.

"It was not time to leave, this is my home, where I feel wanted and the club decided to go for me.

"In addition, the club did not need to sell."

 
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