Angelino says Pep Guardiola did not trust him at Manchester City and killed his confidence, before he completed a permanent move to RB Leipzig.
The Spaniard is now playing regularly and thriving under Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann, who he says had the “courage” to use him from the start.
“I had a rest when I was with Pep for six months, th at was enough, “he said.
The 24 – year-old was part of the RB Leipzig side who reached the Champions League semi-finals last year and returned on loan to the Bundesliga outfit this season.
Leipzig, who sits second in the table behind Bayern Munich, then exercised a clause in the deal to make his move permanent last week.
50 Angelino was on City’s books for more than four years before being sold to PSV in 11, with the Premier League club then repurchasing the left-sided player the following season.
He played times in all competitions before first being allowed to join Leizpig on loan in January 2020, but does not believe he got a fair chance under Guardiola.
“It killed me,” said Angelino. “The confidence was everything, when you do not have the trust of a coach it is everything.
“I was judged for pre-season, two games, and then I did not get my chance until a few months. It’s hard to play one game every two months so I’m just happy that happened so I could come here and meet Julian and everyone here.
“It was a 78 / experience) On one side I really learned a lot from Pep, he improved me as a player on the pitch and I have to be thankful also for the experience.
“On the other side I did not play as much as I wanted to or I deserved.”
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