He explained: "Everything was done to go to Manchester City, but it did not happen because of a family decision. Pep (Guardiola) knew my intentions. I spoke with him, he knew my desire to work with him and his staff again. He knows all the respect I have for them, that's why I wanted to work with him again, until something appears.
"In life, you have to weigh everything, even when it comes to making decisions about your career. I like that my decisions are taken carefully, so as not to harm my loved ones, and that people close to me are happy. I know that if people close to me are happy, I am happy and I can work better.
"For me, it's a shame not to work again with Guardiola because he knows that I love him, but at the same time..."