“I believe so. We noticed pre-season, we did fairly nicely there in that division so I am satisfied now we have crew, squad, what I stated earlier than concerning the depth of the squad, we will nonetheless strengthen the squad, however I believe the crew exhibits they will play in degree.”
The gamers that you simply introduced in that solely began taking part in with you in Oslo, [Christian] Eriksen and [Lisandro] Martinez, are they match sufficient to begin on Sunday and if they’re, does that offer you a selected downside at centre-half, given you have bought folks like [Harry] Maguire and [Raphael] Varane who have gotten a whole lot of expertise?
“I like such issues. I believe that’s what we’re speaking about, we want that on this squad, competitors is one but in addition we go into a protracted season with a whole lot of video games, so we want a whole lot of good gamers.”
Are they obtainable to begin, match sufficient to begin?
“I believe they’re match sufficient to begin.”
It is clearly been a protracted low season, rather a lot’s gone on, you are right here as a result of this membership did not attain expectations final yr, so now the season’s upon us, how excited are you? What’s your overriding emotion, is it nerves, is it pleasure or are you simply champing on the bit to get going?
“As you stated, it is thrilling as each season however after all if you end up going into the season with a brand new membership and a brand new crew, I believe we work actually good but in addition robust within the final weeks to get a base and I believe now we have the boldness that now we have that base, so I am actually trying ahead to Sunday.”
What are your ideas on Brighton, what do you count on from them?
“It is a good crew, [they] play first rate soccer, [they] play enticing soccer. I like them for what I noticed.”