Bayern Munich signing Thiago hits out at Barcelona

Bayern Munich signing Thiago Alcantara has taken aim at former club Barcelona. Thiago says he didn't feel "valued" by Barca.

Bayern Munich signing Thiago Alcantara has taken aim at former club Barcelona.

Thiago says he didn't feel "valued" by Barca.

"It's unfair to say I wasn't patient. The club knew my situation. I waited for them, especially before the European Championships, but they never contacted me. I didn't feel valued.

"I wanted to compete. The club knew that I wanted to leave and they didn't do much to change that.

"Everyone looks out for their interests, I wanted to feel valued and I wanted to compete so I decided to leave the club and join Bayern.

"I was waiting and waiting all summer, there was a point when I had to decide.

"All a footballer wants is to play football and I wanted to play, they [Barcelona] didn't do much for me to stay, so here I am."

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