The 25-year-old now claims reports have exaggerated the problem and he still intends to see out is career at Barca.
"This whole situation is exaggerated," he told Catalunya Radio.
"I am happy. I am at the club I wanted to be at for many years. Currently I am very calm.
"I'm doing my job and working as anyone else to make life difficult for my coach (to leave me out).
"I want to retire at the Camp Nou."