Willian José: “I hope I can do the same at Betis as Assunção, Oliveira, Denilson …”

ANDl Brazilian striker Willian jose, fifth signing of Betis for the 2021-22 season, it was officially presented this afternoon in the stadium’s press room Benito Villamarin. Accompanied by the club president, Angel Haro, and the sporting general director, Antonio Cordon, the players loaned with an option to buy by the Real society He has explained how he is facing this new stage in his professional career.

The person in charge of welcoming him has been the president, who has thus analyzed the arrival of Willian jose to the Betis: “He is a forward with extensive experience in The league and the Premier, and in the Brazilian league, with more than 300 games, more than 100 goals, U20 world champion with Brazil and with characteristics that will contribute to increasing competitiveness in the quarry to achieve the objectives we have set for ourselves “.

Haro, in addition, he has explained the conditions in which the Brazilian striker lands in Heliopolis, in a loan for a season, but with predisposition both on the part of the Betis as of the Real society and the player that it becomes a permanent transfer next summer: “It is a transfer, but there is a very positive predisposition between both parties for it to be prolonged between both parties. I am optimistic.”

Antonio CordonFor his part, he highlighted the effort of the entire Verdiblanca structure to hire the footballer: “The effort of this club to bring Willian It has been incredible, there was a lot of competition. Joins the style and model of person and professional that the Betis is incorporating in recent times. He is a great reinforcement for Betis who joins our great players with some characteristics that we did not have on the pitch, which adds to the sporting and personal aspects, and to be an example for all the boys that we have in the game. quarry”.

And before giving the floor to the player, the sports general director summed up the challenge he faces in one sentence: “You come to a club with a lot of demands, very passionate, your adaptation will surely be very fast, you will realize that this club is totally different from everyone else, your blood now has to be green, and I’m sure you are going to give us a lot of joys, assists and goals “.

Presentation by Willian José

“I want to thank the president and Antonio for the effort they made to be here today. I am delighted, eager to start playing and feel the atmosphere of the stadium, with the fans. I hope soon to be able to help my companions and make people happy. “

How you are physically

“I’m fine physically, I arrived with some discomfort in the sun, but I’m already training hard and hard to be with the team.”

Excited to work with Pellegrini

“Yes, without a doubt, I am delighted, excited, working with a coach of Pellegrini’s level brings me great happiness. He has coached many great teams, he has won many titles and I am looking forward to starting training with him. Last year I did not have many. opportunities, but for four and a half years at Real I was able to show that I know how to score goals and I hope it will be the same here. To help my teammates at Real Betis. “

The atmosphere at Benito Villamarín

“Yes, the truth is that yes, I already felt the atmosphere when I came to play here, a stadium with 60,000 people, and that counts for a lot. Playing with this climate and with the fans in favor will surely motivate more. I’m going to give it my all. for these colors to give the best to the team. “

Conversations with Canales and Juanmi

“Yes, I spoke with Juanmi and Canales before coming, I asked what the dressing room was like, which is important to know on a day-to-day basis, the training sessions, they gave me very positive information and now I’m here with them wanting to do a good job in a year exciting “.

What individual goals do you set?

“We are going to go game by game, I am not saying the number of goals, but if things go well, winning points and games, add as much as possible and later we will see what happens. If you are well, the goals will come, I am calm. I spoke with Pellegrini the first days and now I work to be in shape and that he can count on me “.

How your signing was forged

“I felt great happiness, from Las Palmas I was already following Betis because they loved me when I was there. Great Brazilian players have passed through here like Assunção, Denilson, Oliveira, so for me it is gratifying and a great honor to wear this shirt and I hope I can do the same thing that many Brazilian players did for this team. “

How the costumes have received you

“Very good, the treatment is very good, with some I had already played several times, I am delighted to be here and I am sure it will be an important year for everyone, with international competitions, so we all have to be well so that the coach has headache”.

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