“It gives me goosebumps to think that three years ago I played in Segunda B”

first_imgDespite having benefited from the premature end of the championship, Pol Llonch confesses being “surprised” by the government’s decision to ban any massive event until September 1: “We are better than many other countries where they are training or dating the return of the competition. I was shocked, but thinking it coldly The Netherlands is managing the crisis very well and if they made that decision it is because they believe that it is the best for everyone’s health“It is fucked up for soccer players and all the people who love soccer, but right now the sport is in the background. The priority must be to save as many lives as possible“, completes the Catalan.After achieving his greatest achievement as a footballer, Pol Llonch now faces a long four-month hiatus: “We are waiting for the indications that they will give us from the club. The best thing is to rest now, because the preseason is going to be very long.” The best footballer of the Eredivisie in the months of January and February, who was close to signing for Girona during the last winter market, is aware that several teams will ask about his situation during the next transfer window, although his priority now is continue in Tilburg: “Playing the Champions League would be the host, but today I am a Willem II player and I am very excited to compete with them in the Europa League“ The controversial end to the season in the Netherlands raised blisters among some of the Eredivisie clubs. FC Utrecht by Adrián Dalmau, sixth with one game less, is considered the big loser by the verdict of the KNVB (Royal Netherlands Football Association). The positive note is put by Willem II, whose fifth position will allow him to return to Europe 15 years after his last participation in the now defunct UEFA Cup. “In the situation we are in, achieving qualification for the Europa League qualifying round is a joy. It is a shame that it had to be this way. We would have liked to achieve it by playing every game and being able to celebrate it with our fans, but it could not be“values ​​AS Pol Llonch, Spanish midfielder for the Tilburg team.Although it was not the goal at the start of the season, the achievement of great results including a victory against Ajax on matchday 16 of the Eredivisie allowed Willem to dream of Europe. And dreams are sometimes fulfilled. “It gives me goose bumps when thinking that three years ago I played in Segunda B. Three years! It just doesn’t do anything. And I just qualified for the Europa League. It is crazy. Nothing was playing in the field of Granada B, which had no stand, “recalls Llonch, who signed for him Wisla Krakow in January 2017 his life changed.The Catalan midfielder, who passed through Girona or Granada before embarking on his adventure abroad, reveals that both he and all those who are part of Willem II are “very happy”. “We had to celebrate it for the WhatsApp group. What remedy”. Pol Llonch empathizes “with the players who consider themselves disadvantaged by the KNVB decision, but there were eight games left to play and a thousand things could have happened. We, mathematically, could have entered the Champions League. Utrecht was missing a game against Ajax They could have won, tied or lost, but the reality is that they could not have played it and the league has ended like this. ” The Spanish considers that the fair thing “would be that we all had the same parties” And he values ​​the great season of his team: “We came from being third or fourth. We have been ahead of Utrecht all season and our performance today places us fifth. That gives us the pass to Europe.” “We would have liked to achieve this by playing every game and being able to celebrate with our fans, but it could not have been”center_img Pol Llonch, Willem II playerlast_img

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