Vinicius happy with Madrid role

first_imgVinicius Junior said he is happy with his role at Real Madrid, insisting he just wants the LaLiga giants to win.Madrid teenager Vinicius has impressed in his first season at the Santiago Bernabeu, making 10 league appearances, though only four have been as a starter.The 18-year-old Brazilian winger was in the starting line-up for Sunday’s 4-2 victory against Espanyol. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Asked whether he considers himself a starter, former Flamengo star Vinicius told reporters post-match: “No, I just arrived not long ago.”I am playing more and I’m happy.”I want Real Madrid to win and whoever is the best player will play.” Heading home with the  points! #RMLiga pic.twitter.com/zcFYd7jzjS— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) January 27, 2019On Madrid head coach Santiago Solari, Vinicius added: “The coach tells me to show personality and to play well.”He’s told me that ever since I arrived. The group helps me a lot and I’m content.”Madrid are third in the table and 10 points adrift of leaders Barcelona following three consecutive wins.”We’ve started 2019 very well,” Vinicius said. “We played well once again and now we’re getting players like [Gareth] Bale and [Marco] Asensio back.”The group is getting better and we’ll keep trying to win every game and to go into the Champions League in the best possible form.”last_img

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