Santiago Giménez focused on his current situation with Feyenoord: “I am not certain about the future” – La Opinión

Santiago Giménez focused on his current situation with Feyenoord: “I am not certain about the future” – La Opinión

With the latent possibility of his departure from Feyenoord before the end of this season, Santiago Giménez prefers to stay focused on his current situation with the Dutch team before thinking about the rumors about what the future might hold for him later.

This was commented by the Mexican forward who has just ended his scoring drought and who has been the target of constant rumors since last year regarding a team change that remains latent. However, at the moment he remains the main offensive weapon of his team.

“No not at all”commented the “Bebote” to a question about whether he was in his last games with Feyenoord after what was the draw against AS Roma (1-1) this Thursday in the second leg of the Europa League playoffs where the Dutch team was eliminated in the penalty shootout (4-2).

The Mexican of Feyenoord, Santiago Giménez before the mark of Gianluca Mancini of AS Roma during the duel between both teams that took place on Thursday in Rome. (Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo)

“What I have in mind is to continue supporting Feyenoord, I am not certain about the future, but I am one hundred percent focused here”highlighted the Mexican attacker who was reunited with the goal on Thursday against the Italians after seven games without being able to hit the net in all competitions.

Although he regretted Feyenoord’s elimination in the Europa League playoffs, Santiago Giménez was satisfied for having been able to end his streak of games without being able to score, in which he had scored his last goal on January 14 in the resumption of the Eredivisie after the Christmas break.

“Yes, totally (it gave him more confidence). I’m a striker and if you ask all strikers about a goal in an important match they always give you an emotional boost. The result did not happen, but as a group we feel proud and good about what we did, despite not having qualified.”acknowledged the Mexican.

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Santiago Giménez is Feyenoord’s top scorer this season and in the Netherlands championship he is in second place among the top scorers with 19 goals. (Patrick Post/AP Photo)

Finally, the Mexican striker Santiago Giménez highlighted the difficulty of going to play in the Olympic stadium in Rome, which makes him give much more value to the effort made by the team led by Arne Slot that said goodbye to the European competition today. season.

“I am very proud because we left everything on the field. It is difficult to play in this stadium and we responded in the best way. In the end, penalties won us the victory. The individual thing is aside, I would have preferred not to score a goal and take the victory”considered the player who was happy to return to the goal.

“It’s always nice to contribute to the group with a goal, so I hope positive streaks come again”added the Mexican who is now preparing to face Almere City on Sunday for matchday 23 of the Dutch championship where Feyenoord is in second place in the standings.

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