July 11 News Manchester City is today local time for joining the team this summer
The new players held a fan meeting.
At the meeting, goalkeeper Ortega, who joined the team from the Bundesliga club Bielefeld this summer, talked about the reasons why he came to Manchester City. He said that Manchester City is one of the biggest clubs in the world. When Manchester City invited him to join
He agreed without hesitation.
In addition, he also talked about the competitive relationship with Ederson.
About my expectations at Manchester City
Ortega: “Manchester City is one of the best clubs in the world, and their style of play is also one of the best in the world. When Manchester City wanted to sign me, I said yes without hesitation.
“Now that I’m here, I’m looking forward to playing this style of football. I think I have the ability to adapt to the team and the game from my position. What I need to do is stay calm, play well and keep my form.
“City’s style of play is one of the best in the world and I think that gives you confidence. The club I was at before was not a big club in Germany, so this year is a really big opportunity for me.
, to play for one of the best clubs in the world and I am now looking forward to playing for City.”
Why did you choose to join Manchester City?
Ortega: “Without a doubt, I think I am ambitious enough to show my best performance, to show every teammate what I can do, and to push my teammates to be the best on this team.
I’m really looking forward to working with the teammates, the coaches, goalkeeping coach Javi Mancido and the goalkeeping team. I’m really happy about it.”
How to view the competitive relationship with Edson
Ortega: “We all know Manchester City is a big club, this club wants to win every trophy, their goals are so ambitious, so they need top players in every position. For me, I
I will work hard to push Ederson to improve. But I also think that I can be the team’s starting goalkeeper instead of being on the bench. This is my goal. I will enjoy the competition with Ederson.
We can monitor each other and make progress together.”
You’ve never played outside of the Bundesliga before, so what does playing in the Premier League mean to you?
Ortega: “Yes, it’s the first time I’ve had a goalkeeping coach from a different country and it’s also my first attempt at a league outside the Premier League. But I’m excited about it and I think I can learn from each player,
Every coach and country learns from me and everyone else can learn from me. I am looking forward to the challenge in the Premier League. We all know that the Premier League is one of the best leagues in the world. There are also many unbelievable quality players here.
I’m looking forward to the challenge that the Premier League presents to me.”
Have you communicated with Harland?
Ortega: “Of course, I was chatting with him backstage just a few minutes before the meeting. I reminded Haaland that although he is a very good striker, he has never
Scored my goal and I’m proud of what I’ve achieved.”
About your idol and your style of football
Ortega: “My idols are Kahn and Casillas. I like their playing style. I will often watch their game videos, study their game methods, etc. My style? I think I am
I’m a modern goalkeeper, I like to take risks, I like to do something that makes people feel incredible, that’s my style.”
On my goals for Manchester City next season
Ortega: “The whole plan is perfect for me, I need a lot of time to think about my next goals because it is a huge step, but now I am very happy to be part of Manchester City. I have enough
I have the ambition to show my best performance and to push my team-mates to the best level. I am looking forward to working with my team-mates, coaches, goalkeeping team and I am really happy.”