Leeds United have made their 3rd signing of the window with Marc Roca joining the Peacocks from Bayern Munich on a four-year deal worth 10 million pounds plus add-ons. The arrival of the Spaniard certainly is great news for the Leeds faithful as he joins Brenden Aaronson and Rasmus Kristensen as part of the summer rebuild at Elland Road. The Spaniard seemed certainly happy with his move to England during his first interview at Leeds United.
Let’s take a look at what the Spaniard had to say about his move to England and how we would fit in Marsch’s side:
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What challenge does midfielder Marc Roca feels he faces at Elland Road after signing a 4-year deal for around £10m from Bayern Munich?
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On his move to Elland Road
“I’m really happy. The first time that I heard about the interest of Leeds, I was excited and really happy to be here. I can’t wait to start here at Elland Road. I want to see the pitch now and the stadium. Everybody told me here that the atmosphere here is incredible and I can’t wait(to play).”
About the club
“I know a little about the story( of the club). It is a great and historical club here in England. I hope we can do amazing things together.”
His favourite position
“My favourite postion is midfielder. I like to play with the ball and be strong in defensive(phase) and always help the team.”
Physical nature of the Premier League
“Yeah, everybody told that Premier League is the best league in the whole world. I am very excited to be here and play with Leeds United in the Premier League. I think it’ll be a very nice challenge for me.”
Speaking in German and Spanish with teammates
“Yes, I can speak German. I spoke German for two years(at Bayern) and now it’s time to improve my English and I think it will be very nice(to talk to German teammate Robin Koch).
“Yeah, I spoke to Junior Firpo. I played with him in U-21 Spanish national team. I can talk to Rodrigo and Llorente as well. I am happy I won’t be the only Spanish speaking guy here”
Ambitions to play for Spain
“For me, it’s a very good step to come here at Leeds United. I think it’s an incredible club and an amazing experience for me. It’s a good moment in my career. I am only 25. I have a lot of time but now it’s my moment I think. (to get his Spain first team call up)”
Next season’s objectives
“I have to know my new teammates, my colleagues but I hope Leeds is a team wherein we want to reach the best position we can. We will do our best. We will not only do it for ourselves but for our fans as well. I hope the season will be very nice.”
First Game of the season at Elland Road
“Yeah, I am looking forward to be here, to play here, to be here and feel the sensation to start the season. I feel it will be very good.”