ANDl center checi Jan Veselywhich this Friday was announced as the first summer signing of the barcaassured in his first words as a Barça player that the presence of Lithuanian coach Sarunas Jasikevicius It was one of the reasons that led him to end up in the Catalan team.

“I spoke with him (Jasikevicius) before signing. I like his idea of ??the game, his way of understanding basketball. He was a great player, a great point guard. He understands how basketball should be played and that’s one of the reasons I decided to come.” assured the Czech interior, 32 years old, in statements to the Barça media.

I spoke with Jasikevicius before signing. I like his game idea, his way of understanding basketball. He was a great player, a great point guard. He understands how basketball should be played and he is one of the reasons I decided to come here.

Jan Vesely (Barcelona player)

After passing the medical examination, Vesely acknowledged being “excited” and “a little anxious”, but described it as “honour” the fact of being engaged for three seasons with the azulgrana team, until June 30, 2025.

He is looking forward to playing at home at the Palau

“It’s not an easy track to play on as a visitor. I still can’t know what it will be like to play for this hobby, I really want to find out. A special energy is generated in this pavilion, the fans create a great atmosphere”, assured the new Barça player in reference to the Palau Blaugrana.

Vesely recalled that he was close to signing for the Catalan club more than a decade ago: “I have spoken with the president that 16 years ago there was the possibility that he would come and sign when he was 16 years old., but I chose different. Finally here I am.”

Via Marca.com