Lisandro López was presented this Friday in Racing. The forward, captain and scorer of La Academia returned after a brief stint at MLS Atlanta United and told why: “It was due to family problems, I needed to be close to my mother and I can’t be anywhere else in Argentina that be Racing “.
López, at 38 years old, continues with the same desire as always: “I spoke with Pizzi before coming, I asked him if I could compete as equals and he said yes. That’s why I’m here. You enjoy being in the locker room and I’m passionate about training,” he said.
On the objectives with Racing, he assured that the Copa Libertadores is the maximum And that competition motivates him a lot. “I will support from the place that touches me, to be for the best of the group, I do not come as the savior,” said the captain.
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“The reasons why I came back are known, it was due to family problems. Racing had priority. I can’t be anywhere else in Argentina other than Racing.”
“I needed to be close to my mom. That is why I decided to return. At no time did it cross my mind to stop playing, I am grateful to the club for letting me return. I tell the fan that I am dedicated to the cause, I am going to give my best. I really want to continue competing and being close to family is easier. “
“Racing was lifting as the games went by. The level was not showy, it was irregular, but he ended up playing the final of the tournament, he achieved the objectives in the cups. I was working spectacularly. I did the preseason alongside the group. , I am available “.
“I spoke with Pizzi before coming. I asked him if I could compete as equals and he said yes. That’s why I’m here. You enjoy being in the locker room, I’m passionate about training.”
“Copetti and Chancalay had good interventions. Those who arrived are players who can give the club a lot. As time goes by they will gain confidence. I don’t think adaptation will put me down, we’ll see what the coach wants from me. provision”.
“The cup is the maximum, that Racing participates is important. Personally it motivates me, I like this type of competition. To support from the place that touches me, to be for the best of the group “.
“I do not come as a savior. They have received me very well. The quality of the human group was maintained and that is fundamental. Here there is harmony. The group relationship is important.”
“I don’t see him as a candidate but everything can be.”
“They are different ways of playing. Today is more direct, perhaps. It is a more frontal game where we will have to settle as quickly as possible.”
“In the cup I’m going to use 21 (doubt, look at the press officer) I think it was 21.”
“I used Nacho’s clothes, he fixed it with the use, I don’t know (he laughs) it shows. When I arrived, everything was arranged.”
“My departure had nothing to do with the departure of Diego (Milito). We have to continue with strength, I am very eager and committed as always ”.
“I have no networks, I do not know the criticism about the transfer market. There were many casualties but the squad was too numerous to work from day to day. I think we have a great squad. Hopefully the players are fine from the personal version. “
“Where am I going to play is a question for the coach. I saw that it is a more direct game. Juan will see if he decides to use me and in what position.”
“Today I want to do my best until December, there we will sit down to talk. Today I want to give everything I have. And getting a degree, that’s something that is never going to get out of my priorities. “
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