New acquisition Romain Amalfitano has given an interview on the Newcastle web-site today.
Romain Amalfitano – Newcastle’s new signing
And Romain, who’s just 22, wants to impose himself on the Newcastle first team next season, although it could take him a little time to settle down, and fans should maybe be a little patient with the new lad onboard.
This is what Romain had to say today:
“Naturally, I have this winning mentality that footballers tend to have,”
“Newcastle have already shown last season in their performances without me that they’ve also got that kind of mentality.”
“So I’m hoping to learn and get involved as much as possible with that.” “I’ve never played in any of the European competitions and of course I’m excited to do that,”
“But I just want to impose myself here. That’s my main objective for the moment – to make a place for myself in the team.”
Romain helped his club Reims get promoted last season, so he’s coming off a successful season in France.
Newcastle should have a lot more games next season than we had this season, when in total Newcatsle played just 43 games.
And with being in the Europa League and with a good run in Europe, we could play around 12 more games next season or more, and that means some of the fringe players will get some games.
We also need a decent run in both local cup competitions – the Carling Cup and the FA Cup – and that would increase the number of games even further.
It’s also why Newcastle need a stronger squad in terms of numbers and skills for next season.
Romain is the first one through the door this summer, and he could surprise us next season, since he looks a very decent player, from what we can tell.
But we expect at least three top payers to arrive before September, and also some very decent youngsters to fill out the Development squad too.