In an interview given on January 29 to Agence France Presse (AFP), Marco Asensio evaluates his first steps at PSG.
He arrived free this summer from Real Madrid, started the season well before injuring his foot in the selection.
Since the beginning of January, he has regained playing time and influence within Luis Enrique's team.
“These last few matches I was able to show that I feel good, I am in good shape and available for the team,” he said.
The 28-year-old midfielder recounts his first contacts with Paris: “I spoke not only with Keylor (Navas, former Real Madrid goalkeeper) but also with several teammates from the Spain team, who told me a lot of things. well from PSG.
The club has an ambitious project, with great players and an excellent technical staff.
This is a very big step in my career and I look forward to achieving great things at this club.
Asked what he can bring to PSG, the Spaniard answers very clearly: “My football, my experience and my leadership.
I've been in the football world for a long time, I've had my fair share of success and I believe I have a lot to offer.
I can be an example and a source of inspiration for the young players at the club.
» In a very young squad, Marco Asensio is indeed one of the most capped, notably with three Champions Leagues and three Spanish championship titles.
“We play very dynamic football, in which there are a lot of permutations”
On his place in Luis Enrique's eleven, he once again proves very clear, abandoning the usual wooden language.
“It’s in the axis that I feel the most comfortable and the most dangerous,” he confided to AFP.
We play very dynamic football, in which there are a lot of permutations, especially in attack.
It's a position that demands a lot defensively and tactically, and it's in this area that I'm trying to improve with the help of the coach and the staff.
Finally asked about PSG's next opponent, Real Sociedad this Wednesday at the Parc des Princes in the round of 16 of the Champions League, the author of 5 goals and 4 assists said: “The matches will be difficult, complicated.
La Real is a team that I know well, they play very good football, very efficient.
They are an amazing team because they have great local players and a coach who has shaped their team for several years.
So it will be a complicated double confrontation, but we will do our best to try to beat them and qualify.