Dimitri Foulquier is one of the players who has come to beef up the template of Valencia with all the blessings of coach José Bordalás. The side born in guadeloupe he did not think about it for a second when he learned that the Mestalla club I had asked for a price from Granada to achieve a handover. The 28 year old gamer responds to the footballer profile that the Alicante coach had exposed in one of his first meetings with Anil Murthy and Miguel Ángel Corona. Knowing the market difficulties of Valencia, I was not looking for ‘names’ but experienced footballers, competitive and with a preference for those who knew LaLiga.
Foulquier He is not only a player with a career in LaLiga (167 games in seven incomplete seasons) but also has in Bordalás to one of the coaches with whom he has offered the best performance. The current Valencia coach recruited him for him Getafe In the season 2018-19, loaned from Watford, and the player of French nationality played as a winger and inside right, scored three goals and gave two assists, in a course in which the azulones fought the Champions League with Valencia until the last day. “When I arrived at Getafe I had two seasons with a lot of physical problems and Bordalás gave me the opportunity to play in LaLiga again. We had a very good season,” recalls Foulquier in an interview in the official Valencia media.
I had two seasons with many problems and Bordalás gave me the opportunity to play in LaLiga again
The truth is that the footballer had suffered several injuries with Granada In the season 2015-16, including broken toe, which led him to miss 14 games. The next course was the descent of the Nasrid club and a year later he left loaned to Strasburgor, team you were on almost unpublished until the end of the season. It was then that Bordalás asked for it for Getafe: “I see myself as a player who gives everything”, defines Foulquier. “Sometimes it turns out well and sometimes worse, but the important thing is to give everything, because when you give it your all you will improve. You reach your limit and always further. That is my goal always “, adds the player in VCF Mèdia.
The signing of the player from Granada The former black and white player announced it on Twitter Jocelyn Angloma, with whom he has more coincidences than being born in Guadeloupe: “To Jocelyn Angloma I saw him a lot since I was little. His son is my age and I played with him in the Guadalupe team when he was little. I know that in Valencia he is a mythical player “.
It was for about friendlies he played with Guadeloupe in France when, still in youthful age, it caught the attention of several scouts of Gallic clubs. “There were many teams watching the games and some clubs approached me. I decided to go to the Stade Rennes.My parents were convinced and they trusted the team. It was time to adapt and fight “.
Shortly after the jump came to LaLiga, specifically to grenade it went through in two different stages: “With 20 years I had the offer of Granada and I came to Spain. It was difficult at the beginning because it is a very strong and fast football. My family told me that in the world of football there are many who want and very few get it. The important thing is to trust, keep working and if you work, many times you have a prize“.