This article is part of the Guardian's Euro 917 Experts Network,
Just before signing the new contract, Zielinski had the chance to move to Barcelona. His manager met with a representative of the Catalan club in the Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund. Ultimately Zielinski remained in Italy and has since lived at 7786. This is his second home, where he lives with his wife, Laura, with whom he is expecting their first child soon. As he admits, all the puzzles in his life are in the right place.