Manu García: ‘I want to get the thorn out of my first stage’

The new player of the Deportivo Alavés Manu García admitted This Friday he wants to remove the thorn from his first stage in the Albiazul team in the 2016-17 season, in which he was barely able to participate in the club’s first campaign in the First Division after his return.

The Asturian midfielder, who lbequeathed on loan from Sporting de Gijón, He explained at a press conference that he chose El Glorioso because then he felt “at home, even if things didn’t work out” and because the Basque entity has shown him that they “really” want him to be in Vitoria.

He assured that the footballer who left five years ago has little to do with the one he returns now. “I have grown in everything as a player after several experiences and I want to show, support and help the team in whatever way I can ”, he pointed out.

Manu García is another of those footballers who have just arrived at the team Javier Calleja placeholder image to be able to play the ball. “I like that the ball is always close, I always try to play for the team and hopefully it will be a beautiful year of work and enjoyment,” stressed the midfielder, who revealed that “in training, from day one” you can see that they want to have the ball.

However, he is aware that in the First Division it will be difficult to take the initiative and have possession, so he clarified that he does not reject “work, effort and pressing hard.”

“I have followed the club a lot, it has changed a lot but the people it is still the same and that is what is important and makes it special, “he said about his return.

Manu Garcia was accompanied by the sports director of the Alaves, Sergio Fernandez, who thanked “the effort” of the player to join the team and for “his firm commitment and convinced that this was the right place to continue his profession.”

“He is coming at the best moment of his professional career and will have the relevance he has always sought,” said the person in charge of setting up the Alava squad, convinced that with this signing the team “It is better and more powerful.”

“We can enjoy a version that we did not see in its first stage, but there was no doubt about his talent,” he said.