EibarTOThe senegals meets a year as Barça
Hace just a yearPape Diophe was condemned to ostracism at Espanyol and a call fromJos Luis MendilibarI changed your situation. The coach of Eibar kept good memories of the four months he had his orders in the Levant and asked the Sports Directorate to make an effort to seize the services of midfielder Senegals.
Diop was a luxury reinforcement for Eibar during the second round and its influence in the machine room has only increased since then.He has taken the baton this season after the departure of Dani Garca and is the third player who has been more minuteson the playing field.
The senegals is the anchor of this Eibar and the balance in its first 365 days as Barça is unbeatable. "You can say it's positive.I arrived at a time when the team was very good, but even so I was able to enter the line-ups and contribute. I have participated in 15 matches and at the collective level we were ninth. This season we remain the same, playing and having minutes. Let's see if it continues like that. "
He knew the booklet of Mendilibar and that made his adaptation easier."Saba dnde vena, I've known Mendilibar since we met in Levante, his way of thinking and watching football.The companeros made the job very easy for me just land here. When you arrive, everything is rolled. We enjoy football a lot and we are in family. That helps".
Diop is delighted with the role he plays in Eibar, although he knows that with Mendilibar you can not live from the past."I feel important but not for playing, it's a little bit for everything, we know Mendilibar and we know that the performance of every Sunday is not worth it.. It squeezes you daily and I love it. It's about competing first among us before doing it with the rivals. "