Cervera: ‘I know Cala and I believe him; is a good person’

The coach of the Cadiz, Alvaro
Cervera, affirmed this Thursday that his player John
Creek, accused by the Valencianist Mouctar
Diakhaby having called him a “shitty nigger” in the game last Sunday, he is “a good person” and knows him “perfectly”, and said that for this reason he defends him and believes him when he denies that he uttered that insult.

At the press conference before the game this Saturday in Getafe, Cervera influenced the credibility it deserves Creek, after the controversy raised and the opening of an extraordinary file by the RFEF Competition Committee to try to clarify the facts, and regretted that the “focus was on Cádiz, on what happened the other day.”

“I will defend him and I believe him”

“Everyone knows us. I have known Juan (Cala) for two years. I know his way of life, I have been in his house and he in mine. I know him perfectly. He is a worthwhile person. As I know him, that is why I will defend him and that is why I believe him ”, argued the coach.

For Cervera, it is necessary to be “in the lead against any act of discrimination, but not this week, it has to be always, and that this never happens.”

“Cádiz is not like that, nor is Juan (Cala) like that. We have to condemn any act and be at the forefront of the fight against all this,” he stressed in reference to the fight against any type of racist behavior.

He added that the defender “is affected because he is a good person and good people are affected when something like this happens”, and asserted that his player “is having a bad time” and that he will decide whether to align him in the match against him. Getafe, although he appealed to try to “feel good, wrapped up, and that everything returns to the maximum possible normality” as soon as possible.

Is having a bad time

The cadista coach acknowledged that, for all this, “the week has been different”, although the squad have tried to focus on the next match, “which is already difficult and, after everything that has happened, it is. being a little more “.

Regarding that visit to the Alfonso Pérez Muñoz stadium, he declared that he does not agree with those who “speak badly” of the Getafe, for their way of playing and for their alleged toughness when defending, and stressed that it is a team that “plays with their weapons, and that’s it.”

“Anyone who wants to see it differently is wrong. It takes you to the limit in many situations. It’s one more game, against a team that we know is different in some ways from the others,” he said. Cervera, who was cautious about the options for the permanence of the Cadiz, despite now being eight points above the relegation places.

This is the classification of LaLiga Santander.

“When we face teams like Elche and Huesca, that’s where the points to save themselves will be expensive,” said the coach, who considered that salvation will depend on direct duels and admitted on his opponents that the Cadiz they have “a path they have traveled that they don’t have”, although they must “win to be calm.