Bakambu told RFI: "About FC Barcelona, who wanted to buy me in the last winter transfer window, there was not even a disappointment. It would have been a nice bonus, I did not expect it, it was the last hours of the transfer window and I had other more concrete tracks, but it almost happened.
"In addition, being coveted by Barça is very flattering and motivates me for the future, because I always have in the back of my mind to come back to Europe.
"Knowing that such a stable coveted me multiplies tenfold my motivation. China is not a retreat, I am only 29 years old!"
Need a VPN? Or seeking to switch? Then support Tribal Football by clicking here to sign up with our official partners NordVPN. Not only will you receive the best VPN experience, but also great discounts by signing up via Tribal Football. Thanks for your support!