Roberto Martinez never hid it. He’s a big fan of Jérémy Doku. The coach has therefore decided to take the young 19-year-old Belgian nugget with him for the next Euro. It will be the first big tournament of Doku’s career, already well integrated into the team after his first six appearances in the Red Devils jersey (2 goals).
“I’m happy to have my teammates back, it’s been a long time. I’m still very young and it’s a very special feeling to be with them. But I already feel part of this group. Age doesn’t matter anymore. I just have to show my qualities on the pitch“, declared Doku at the microphone of Pierre Deprez.
The former talent from Anderlecht is proud of the career he has achieved in recent months in a club. Services that opened the doors to the national team. “I was able to climb to a lot of people what I’m capable of this year. In Rennes, it took me a while to adapt, it was my first transfer. After that went well, I I played a lot of matches and we finished the season well by finishing 6th. “
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No need to see the stats to know I’m a good dribbler
The Red Devil has only missed two matches with Rennes this season due to a red card. He has therefore chained 30 matches in the Rennes jersey in Ligue 1 with 26 starts. Meetings in which he has progressed and to which he gives more value than raw statistics (2 goals, 3 assists).
“If you look at the statistics, those 2 goals and 3 assists may not seem like much, but when you look at the game, you know that’s not all that matters. It’s also what you bring to the team. I know I’m a good dribbler, the stats don’t change my vision. If the stats confirm it, it’s good but I still know I’m a good dribbler. “
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Finally, Doku welcomed the integration of Thierry Henry within the staff, he who had not yet had the opportunity to meet him. “I’m glad he’s here. I need to improve my finish. I hope he can help me with that!”
The former Blues striker has yet to join the Red Devils, Union Belge reported. Henry will join the group “as soon as possible”, we learned Tuesday.
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