The Argentine coach Hernan Crespo He warned this Wednesday in his presentation as a new Sao Paulo coach that everyone will have to earn the right to be in the team and said that the Brazilian Dani Alves and the Spanish Juanfran Torres, who together with Hernanes they have their continuity in the club in the air, they can continue to learn and grow.
‘Valdanito’ Crespo, who signed for two years with Sao paulor, avoided commenting on the continuity of three of the most experienced players in the dressing room, the Brazilians Hernanes, Dani alves and spanish Juanfran Torres placeholder image, all of them 35 years or older.
“It would not seem right to me to make a decision and make it public out of respect for the team. Anything I say can unbalance,” he said. He acknowledged that he has not yet made a decision on whether or not he will have any of the three, although it would not seem “correct to make it public now” either.
“Sao Paulo he has to play, he has to compete, try to win tournaments, always playing in the same way, “said the former Argentine national team striker at his first press conference as technical director of the Tricolor of Morumbí.
“Here you have to confirm. You have to deserve to be in Sao Paulo, I the first, deserve to be in a place as great as S
ao Paulo“he added. Curly He was blunt in defending his philosophy and promised an offensive style of play, although he asked for “patience” to implement his methodology on the pitch because “no one is a magician and no one does magic.”
“I am going to respect the football that I like, that I am passionate about, be protagonists, go find the rival goal, have scoring chances and get a little kick at the goal,” he listed. “The great challenge is that Sao Paulo be back in the place that belongs to you, “said the former Defending Y Justice, with which he won the last edition of the South American Cup.
On the other hand, given the lack of budget to undertake large contracts, he stated that he is “very interested” in seeing all the club’s footballers grow individually, “regardless of age.”
“Dani alves You can also learn and keep growing, not from arrogance, but from the simplicity that in life one never stops learning. That for me is fundamental, “he said. He also said that he is working to assume the bench of the São Paulo team” as soon as possible, although he did not give a date for his debut.
Although he was enthusiastic about the new project and assured that he has already seen players “with fire in their eyes and the desire to do good things”, although always “under the same identity”, without “losing the essence”.
“As a player, I was able to play with Kaká, Drogba, Shevchenko, Vieri, Robben, Ibra, AdrianoThey all had different characteristics and, at times, I would change my way of playing. What he did not lose was one thing, to score goals. I didn’t lose who I was, I was still the same player: Curly“, he sentenced.