Unai Emery and the plan he has with Jhon Durán at Aston Villa

“In very little that we have been able to talk about, he gave me some very emotional words,” said Jhon Jader Durán after his first meeting with Unai Emery, the coach who has already directed several Colombians and who this time will seek to strengthen the striker who was signed for more than 20 million dollars including bonuses. The Spaniard wants to see the striker in detail during these training sessions to decide whether to include him in the squad for the next game that will be at Villa Park against Leicester.

Emery already had Durán referenced and Aston Villa rushed to sign him, the DT made it clear that he will take it easy since his main striker is still Ollie Watkins and that they cannot give the responsibility to a 19-year-old who takes charge of the team in attack, less in a top-level league like the Premier.

Patience, what Emery seeks to empower Jhon Durán

“I want to help him first with his adaptation; let’s hope that happens quickly. I know that he comes with 19 years and He will need time to get to know his teammates, our ideas and play against important players in every session here and against rival teams.”added the 51-year-old coach.

Aston Villa occupies the 11th position in the Premier and is one of the teams that has an average of 0.8 goals per game and their top scorer is Leon Bailey who accumulates 4 scores in 19 games played. For this reason, the importance of Durán being able to adapt soon so that he begins to add and put pressure on his teammates to earn the starting position.



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