Ansu Fati has shed light on the rationale behind his decision to depart Barcelona and embark on a season-long loan journey with Brighton.
Fati explained that Brighton’s manager, Roberto De Zerbi, played a pivotal role in influencing his choice. He highlighted how crucial their conversation was in shaping his decision.
“In the initial stages, I engaged in a conversation with Coach Roberto, and he expressed his unwavering faith in me. He shared his perspective on my abilities and what he envisioned for me as a player. That, for me, held significant sway in my decision to join Brighton,” Fati emphasized. He underscored how De Zerbi’s insights into his potential growth became a defining factor.
Additionally, Fati admitted that the allure of competing in the Premier League was a temptation too compelling to resist. He confessed, “I was aware of Brighton’s remarkable progression in recent seasons, culminating in their qualification for European competition this season. My affinity for the Premier League was undeniable, and Brighton was one of the clubs that had consistently captured my attention.”
In essence, the combination of Coach Roberto De Zerbi’s persuasive vision and the Premier League’s magnetic appeal ultimately sealed the deal for Ansu Fati’s move to Brighton.