‘We have to preserve going’ – Konsa urges Aston Villa to keep up superb type
The 22-year-old defender needs the Claret and Blue Military to proceed with their exceptional type within the 2020-21 English topflight season
Ezri Konsa needs Aston Villa to keep up their focus as they aspire to construct on their awe-inspiring 2020-21 Premier League type.
The Claret and Blue Military have put final season’s disappointing outing behind them – the place they waited till the final day to keep away from relegation – to occupy the second place within the present marketing campaign.
Earlier than the worldwide break, they demolished defending champions 7-2 at Villa Park with Ollie Watkins bagging a treble.
With motion set to renew this weekend, Dean Smith’s males journey to the King Energy Stadium for a date with Leicester Metropolis on Sunday.
As his aspect goals to get a outcome towards Brendan Rodgers’ aspect, the 22-year-old is eager to make sure Aston Villa are absolutely targeted on each opposition they face.
“It’s been an ideal begin for us. We’ve carried on our type from final season, and we have to preserve going and preserve the deal with ourselves,” Konsa instructed Aston Villa web site.
“The chemistry within the squad has gone up one other stage and we preserve constructing on that in coaching.
“We’re positively anticipating a tricky sport towards Leicester – it’s at all times powerful towards them.
“They’re an excellent staff. They misplaced their final sport 3-0 (towards West Ham) and I’m positive they’ll need to come again and get a victory.”
Born to a Congolese father and an Angolan mom, the U20 World Cup winner who joined Aston Villa from Brentford in 2019 for £12 million ($15m) has shaped a formidable partnership with Tyrone Mings.
Regardless of cementing his place in Smith’s beginning XI, he’s hoping to maintain working arduous with the view of getting higher.
“I’ve matured so much from final season. I learnt so much throughout my first season within the Premier League,” he continued.
“It was an ideal expertise and a dream come true to play within the Premier League. That was a dream come true for me and my household.
“I’m nonetheless younger, I’m nonetheless studying and hopefully I can solely get higher.
“What I must do now could be preserve listening to the coaches, taking over recommendation from my teammates and maintaining my head down. I’ve obtained to maintain working arduous and producing on the weekend.”
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