“The media have enlarged it”

“The media have enlarged it”

Santiago Giménez and Turkey’s Orkun Kökçü were involved in a midweek controversy over a Europa League penalty

Santiago Gimenezattacking Feyenoordassured that the controversy with captain Orkun Kökçü for the penalty he gave in the Europa League game against Lazio remained behind, since he considers that the media made it bigger than it is is.

“It wasn’t that bad. The media made him bigger than he is. Our relationship has always been perfect,” the Mexican said. ESPN Netherlands, after the game against Sparta Rotterdam, in which he scored his fourth goal with the Feyenoord.

Arne Slot, coach of the group in which the Mexican striker plays, also spoke on the subject at the end of last Sunday’s match, during which the Feyenoord remain unbeaten in the Eredivisie, following the 3-0 victory in the derby.

“I think they both worked well. The three of us discussed it after the game in Rome, in that conversation I gave my opinion with great emphasis. Then I did it individually with Santi and Orkun. It was a learning moment for both players and it’s good to see how they solved it towards the group”, said the strategist, who he resumed International Football.

On another side, Santiago Gimeneztalked about when he lives with Feyenoorda team in which he has already scored four goals in just five matches, all of them coming as a substitute.

“I felt at home from the first moment. The fans received me very well. Not only because I score goals, but also because of that. I want to thank them for that and hopefully I can thank them with lots of goals.

This Thursday the Feyenoord will return to Europa League activity on the day Sturm is measured; while on Sunday he will return to the Eredivisie to face PSV, a duel that will have the presence of the Mexicans Santiago Gimenez and Erick Gutierrez.

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