Tuesday October 15 2013
Reina: Barca? An invention

Pepe Reina has claimed that rumours he is will join Barcelona next summer are just stories ‘invented by newspapers’.

The on-loan Napoli shot-stopper has been heavily linked as Victor Valdes’ replacement at Camp Nou, when he leave the Blaugrana at the end of the season.

But the Liverpool loanee has insisted that he has not had any contact from Tata Martino’s men.

“It is an invention of newspapers,” he told Cope. “Even last year it was said that I would take over from Valdes.

“It is normal that a player dreams of representing a club like Barcelona or Real Madrid because they are historic and prestigious teams.

“But I have a contract with Liverpool until 2016. I do not care about the rumours.

“I am excited to be at Napoli and try and win something here.”

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