Newcastle loan star Achraf Lazaar has claimed that an interview he did in Italy at the weekend, got a little bit lost in translation.
The defender was speaking ahead of his debut on Sunday for Benevento and in the interview said coming to the Serie A club was ‘the end of a nightmare’.
Then Achraf Lazaar was quoted as saying ‘At Newcastle I never played and over a whole year Rafa Benitez never gave me an explanation’.
Rounding it off with: “‘I was about to sign for Fiorentina when he called me and told me to go to him. They were just words, what a disappointment’.
Now though, Lazaar has alleged ‘the report came out badly’ and claims ‘I said nothing bad but things got changed in the article’.
Speaking to the Chronicle he does though go on to basically repeat what was mostly in the interview that appeared in Italy, saying that after playing only 37 minutes of Championship football and making no league starts ‘I didn’t understand it’ and ‘I feel I…