LIGUE 1 - The confidence of Konrad De La Fuente on his debut with Marseille
With eleven appearances in all competitions, Konrad De La Fuente (20) won his first bet for Olympique de Marseille: to gain playing time and experience.
Asked by Gerard Romero on his Twitch Jijantes channel, the American international striker (3 selections) spoke of his first steps towards the Orange Vélodrome. “I adapted quite well, very quickly. I have the confidence of the coach and my partners, ” he explained before continuing.
“Here, I adapted well with the Spanish speakers, Alvaro (Gonzalez), Pol (Lirola) and (Leonardo) Balerdi, thank you to them who made me feel very welcome. In the city, I am happy, the language, I spoke the basic words so that helped me.” he indicated, happy to evolve under the orders of Jorge Sampaoli, even if all is not always easy.
“He's very good but also very demanding, it's tactical work every day. During the preparation, I was afraid with the double sessions, starting at 8 am, training of two and a half hours, one hour in the hall and matches during the week. It was difficult, ” he admitted.