Lucas Pérez: “If I mark, I will not celebrate it because of everything I have experienced in Vitoria”

Lucas Perez He is a player who leaves no one indifferent. Before arriving in Elche he played for two seasons in el Deportivo Alavés, in a stage in which he lived through everything, from very good moments to controversies due to a supposed “lack of commitment” that he blamed andl Pitu Abelardo and ugly rumors about the relationship between colleagues wardrobe. For all this, Luke decided to leave the Alaves with the present season already started. Now he returns to what was his stadium until two months ago, and in the program Radio Kiroleros Vitoria Brand He has talked about everything that lived in the albiazul club.

Return to Mendizorrotza

“That’s how football is. I’m going back to Vitoria, where I spent two very good years, although in the end they weren’t so good. I always have good memories and great friends there, it’s a special game because I meet some teammates again. I have a good relationship, I already have them. I said congratulations on the great game they played in Cádiz, I’m glad they needed it, I’m very happy “.

Relationship with former colleagues

“I speak with Joselu, with Ximo, with Lagu, with Pache … with quite a few of them. Within the game … it’s football, there are no friends there. We are competing and we defend our team.”

I speak with Joselu, with Ximo, with Lagu, with Pache … with quite a few of them. Inside the game … it’s football, there are no friends

Arrival in Elche

“I can’t complain, they have treated and welcomed me very well. When the opportunity came, they showed it to me, and the weather has changed a bit. What I saw is a place where I can be calm and enjoy football again. I had more proposals, but I chose to come to Elche because of their insistence and the enthusiasm they showed “.

Special match

“It is a special match because I have left many friends in Vitoria. I will always love them and it will be special because I have been with them until two months ago.”

Welcome to the albiazul fans

“I do not know. They will have their decision, and for my part I will always have respect and affection for them, and Mendi that he receives me as he wants to receive me. I am leaving Alavés not in the best way but because what has been said has been What has happened has been told and has happened. Each one will have their own thoughts and is free to judge. “

I’m leaving Alavés not in the best way but because what has been said has been told and what has happened has happened.

Departure of Deportivo Alavés

“I think it was time to cut, because it seemed that the only problem was me, and it is not true. These are things that happen in football, the only thing I can say is that I have been very proud to defend the Alavés shirt, of scoring goals, and they are very good memories. I hope that people remember me for that, not for the other. The other, many speak and few show themselves, when someone comes out and shows the evidence we will believe them, but no one will to prove “.

“It was easy. I spoke with the coach and with Sergio, and asked them to understand me, that it was a stage that had ended and that it was better to separate. I did not want people to always blame me and the dressing room. Calleja seems like a ten person to me, because he tried to convince me to stay, but I think the best thing for me was to get out. The club didn’t want me to leave, they behaved very well with me because they let me out. “

I think it was time to cut, because it seemed that the only problem was me, and it is not true

Accusations of lack of commitment in Alavés

“It bothers me because I have been with great coaches and they have not had a problem with me. But, for example, look at Calleja’s last press conference before I left, the words of affection he has. What are we left with when He says that he sees me compromised and giving everything to save us? It turns out that we were saved with Lucas in the field too. “

“The person who said it to prove the evidence, because, is Calleja lying then? Pitu is telling the truth and Calleja is lying when he says that I am engaged? We will have to believe the person who has proven it, Calleja, who saved the team trusting me. That’s what you have to believe, that’s reality. “

It turns out that Alavés was saved with Lucas on the field too

Pitu Abelardo

“He can bring out everything he wants, let him bring out everything he has to light, I’m not afraid of him, because there is nothing. Later there are colleagues who came out thanking Pitu for leaving, I am not inventing that. It makes me angry because Vitoria was very good, and I don’t want people to have a bad opinion of me because of some lies “.

Good times in Vitoria

“We can also talk when we were in the middle of the table before the pandemic and Joselu and I were almost the top national scorers, those are wonderful moments. There we were in a very good moment, and we did not know the ceiling we had. it affected, but the fans had to live those moments with great enthusiasm. I think that without a pandemic we would have had a wonderful year. “

Abelardo can bring out everything he wants, let him bring out everything he has to the light, I’m not afraid of him, because there is nothing

Possibility of arriving at Barcelona a season ago

“These things happen. What I think is that if your name comes out to go to Barcelona, ​​that has to satisfy you. My agent was in Barcelona with a lot of progress, but in this case things did not work out. I have been in Barcelona for many years. soccer and a lot of things have happened to me, that Christmas several teams called me. I was happy in Vitoria, I was delighted, the problem is that the pandemic came. “

Penalty against Alavés, do you throw it?

“You can shoot, why not? Pacheco is a very good friend and a great goalkeeper, it will be difficult to score.”

Will you celebrate if you score?

“No, I will not celebrate it for what I experienced in Vitoria. I only have words of gratitude and respect.”

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