Manu Sánchez: ‘Since the summer I had the intention of coming to Osasuna’

The new player of Osasuna,
Manu Sanchez, from Atletico Madrid
, has indicated during his presentation that his intention “since the summer” was to sign for the group he directs Jagoba Arrasate, something that at that time could not be given.

“When the option to come to this winter market was given, I did not hesitate for a moment,” the player who arrives on loan until the end of the season has assured in his telematic presentation.

The Madrilenian has acknowledged that in summer he had the “pleasure” of talking to Sweep yourself who told him “that he fit into the team’s game because full-backs are important and here there is room for improvement in which great things can be done.

The left-back has been “happy, happy and excited“To join the red ranks in what is” a very good opportunity “for a footballer who could not come this summer to the Navarrese club.

“Although the team is not going through a great moment now, there is still a long season left. The objective is clear what it is, I have come to try to add and do my best to help ”, said the rojiblanco youth squad. “I see the team quite animated and wanting to work to achieve good things,” he mentioned.

This Wednesday he had the opportunity to meet his new colleagues, “a fantastic group, close and humilde ”, something that the 20-year-old is very grateful for since they have made him feel“ like one more ”from the first moment.

Sánchez has defined himself as a footballer “With a good touch, with an offensive profile and who likes to join the attack, but I’m a winger and I shouldn’t forget to defend.”

On his possible debut with Osasuna on Sunday against him Spanish In the Copa del Rey, the left-hander said he would be excited to debut in a city where he lived as a child.

“It was one of the happiest days of my life. I made my debut with the team for which I am a youth squad ”, Sánchez recalled his debut with the Athletic against Osasuna last season.

“The two have quite similar profiles. They like intensity, going strong and never giving up. The way of living it is the same ”, he stated when explaining the similarities between Jagoba Arrasate and Cholo Simeone as far as football ideas are concerned.


The sports director of Osasuna, Braulio Vazquez He said during the presentation that the incorporation of the footballer was “desired” since the summer.

“In addition to its sporting characteristics, we bring it because we have fantastic reports on its personal facet, something to which we attach great importance,” he stressed.