Ben Yedder: “Barcelona loved me in summer and winter”

Wissam Ben Yedder, a former Sevilla striker who now triumphs in Monaco as the top scorer in Ligue 1 (tied with Mbappé, 18 points both), revealed that Barcelona has tried to sign him repeatedly in recent months. “I was able to go there in winter, but nothing happened in the end. And they also asked about me in the summer several times “, the Franco-Tunisian told Onze Mundial.

Ben Yedder is proud that there is Barca interest: “These things show that I am currently doing my job well. But I have always remained professional and focused on what I am doing with Monaco. Of course: the interest of Barcelona, ​​in some way, spurs you “.

Wissam was sold last summer to the Principality by Sevilla in exchange for a figure close to its termination clause then, 40 million euros. During his three campaigns in Nervión he had almost always started with the handicap of being substitute or even expendable for his coaches, but it ended the campaigns as indisputable. He made 70 goals as a Sevilla player and gave 22 assists, in addition to achieving internationality with France. In August he turns 30.