Okereke backs Membership Brugge to make historical past in Champions League
The Nigerian ahead is optimistic of his aspect’s probabilities of progressing past the group stage of the European competitors
David Okereke believes Membership Brugge could make historical past within the Champions League by advancing into the knock-out phases of the competitors.
The Belgian First Division A champions will tackle Italian aspect Lazio of their final group sport on Tuesday evening.
The Blue and Black are at the moment third in Group F with seven factors from 5 video games, three behind leaders Borussia Dortmund and two adrift of Lazio.
Membership Brugge should safe victory over Simone Inzaghi’s aspect to they seal a spot within the subsequent stage of the European competitors.
Okereke is optimistic his aspect can stun the Serie A membership to make sure they understand their goal of creating historical past within the event.
“Whether or not we have been already centered on Tuesday? We take one match at a time and all the time put together ourselves for our subsequent opponent,” Okereke informed the membership web site.
“We need to win each match and are professionals. We’ve got to do our job each time we play.
“We’re filled with vitality proper now since we gained [against Zenit St. Petersburg]. We’ve got nothing to lose in Rome and might write historical past. We are going to go for it on Tuesday.”
Okereke teamed up with Membership Brugge in the summertime of 2019 after signing a four-year contract and has been constant for his aspect.
Within the present marketing campaign, he has made 12 appearances throughout all competitions, together with two within the Champions League.
The Nigeran ahead has scored two objectives this season, together with his match-winner towards Sint-Truiden final Saturday.
Okereke is delighted with how he tailored on the membership since his arrival and promised to play anyplace he’s wanted.
“I really feel good and benefit from the matches. Soccer isn’t any desk tennis. It’s a sport with eleven gamers,” he continued.
“Membership Brugge are an excellent group. I additionally adapt myself as a participant and play wherever the coach wants me.”
Okereke will likely be anticipated to make his third look for Membership Brugge within the Champions League towards Lazio.
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