Gabi was able to eat his phrases after Atletico Madrid received the Europa League, a event he branded “a load of s***” final October.
Talking after Atletico have been held to a 1-1 draw by Qarabag to place them on the point of Champions League elimination, Gabi was removed from enthused by the prospect of dropping into the continent’s second-tier competitors.
“Right now I would say that the Europa League is a load of s***, even though it has given me a lot,” the captain mentioned.
Nevertheless, Gabi scored the third purpose as Atleti defeated Marseille Three-Zero in Lyon to clinch the trophy on Wednesday, and the veteran midfielder proved way more humble.
“Now I have to eat my words,” he mentioned in quotes reported by AS. “It was a very difficult moment for everyone.”
— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) May 16, 2018
Antoine Griezmann scored twice for Atleti, who it has been reported he might go away for Barcelona in a €100million swap when the switch window opens.
Gabi reiterated his hope the France worldwide will proceed his profession on the Wanda Metropolitan, although.
“He has shown that he is focused on Atletico,” mentioned Gabi. “I hope he stays.
“Of course, winning this title can help, more so because of how we have done it. It will be important in the coming seasons.”