The meeting between the Atlético de Madrid and Osasuna at Metropolitan will be special for Sergio Herrera. The mattress sports management thought of him this summer to occupy the position of Grbic, and that finally occupied The count.
This summer, the Croatian goalkeeper asked to leave the club. After a campaign in which he had only added one game. He knew his career in the shadow of cloud it ran the risk of stagnation. So the Atlético de Madrid began a search in the market.
The mattress club proposed to Osasuna an exchange. Grbic I would defend the goal rojilla and Sergio Herrera would become the second rojiblanco goalkeeper. However, neither the club nor the player considered the operation.
“There was a contact with the Athletic. I spoke with Braulio (Osasuna sports director). He explained the situation to me and I told him that it was very flattering that a team recently champion of the League and competing in the Champions League loves you. But I think I’m in a different situation than he Atlético de Madrid He could give me more of a substitute. I wanted to play, I wanted to continue growing and having games. The best place was going to be OsasunaThat’s why I never fought or forced myself out. Hopefully I will be in Osasuna for many more years ”, acknowledged Sergio Herrera himself on Radio Marca.
“I’m in a different situation than what Atlético de Madrid could give me”
An interest that surely arose after the great match of the Burgos goal last season in the Wanda Metropolitano. Atlético ended up winning 2-1, but for 80 minutes Herrera It became the great nightmare of the mattress forwards.