ELCHE (EFE). The coach of Elche, Francisco Rodríguez, acknowledged this Friday at a press convention that they’ve completed “as much as the hat” of the switch market and of all of the actions and rumors which have occurred in current hours.
“An essential participant (Johan Mojica) left us yesterday afternoon and no one likes that, nevertheless it’s already day 2 and those now we have are ours,” mentioned the coach, who valued that the core of the workforce “was already with us and the brand new ones will contribute like the remaining”.
Francisco admitted that he would have preferred to have closed the squad “twenty days in the past” and praised the hassle that Elche has made to maintain Argentine striker Lucas Boyé in its squad.
Relating to the departure of the Colombian, exactly to Villarreal, the subsequent rival within the League, he acknowledged that he didn’t anticipate his departure “as a result of there was no information of golf equipment till yesterday.”
“I assumed he was going to play on Sunday, however his departure does not change the plans in any respect. I do not know what he can say to his new coach. We’ll change some nuances, however we’ll go full,” mentioned Francisco, who wished luck to Mojica in his new stage “however we do not miss him,” he insisted, referring to the truth that he’s already targeted solely on the subsequent recreation.
“For a membership like ours, it is exhausting to lose one in every of its greatest gamers on the final day,” mentioned the coach, who mentioned the Colombian’s farewell was “emotional.”
“I have never remembered him in coaching,” added the Almeria coach, who reiterated that “it isn’t regular” that the switch market does not finish as soon as the League has began.
Francisco admitted that he didn’t know the Argentine Fernárdez Mercau, who arrives as aid from Mojica and endorsed by the sports activities administration and by the membership’s proprietor, Christian Bragarnik.
Regardless of this, he identified that “he has a great arrival and might play as a winger and winger”, whereas central defender Fede Fernández specified that “he has expertise and, regardless of not having performed final 12 months, he’ll convey expertise and management to compete”.
Francisco assured that the membership is just not contemplating making extra signings and warned that the brand new ones must present in the event that they enhance the gamers who’ve left. “The numbers will inform if we have been higher than final 12 months’s squad,” he mentioned.
“I’m going to struggle to the loss of life with this squad for the 12 months we’re in (the membership’s centenary) and for the followers. We’re humble and now we have to develop and go hand in hand to compete on the highest stage. We should now deal with this and within the essential social gathering of Villarreal”, finalized.