Sidnei opens up about failed Krasnodar moveSeptember 11, 2018
New Real Betis defender Sidnei has discussed his failed summer move to Krasnodar.
The former Deportivo La Coruna centre-back arrived as a late signing for Quique Setien as the Betis boss looks to bolster his side and give them a real chance of a Europa League run and a potential top four finish.
Having been linked with Sidnei at the start of the summer, the Andalusian club were originally put off after talks between the player and Russian side Krasnodar reached a final stage.
The move however, did not go through and Sidnei arrived at the Benito Villamarin stadium, and, he has now opened up about how his summer changed.
“I was almost set to go to Krasnodar, it is true, but now I am very happy here,” he is quoted as saying Marca. “It is what I wanted and now I think about working to give my best to this team.”
Victor Camarasa has said he is using his loan spell with Cardiff City to prove himself to parent club, Real Betis.
The former Betis man has enjoyed a solid start to life in Wales with Cardiff, having featured in four games so far this in which he has netted one goal.
Having joined Betis last summer, Camarasa was expected to become a regular at the club, however, the summer signings of Takashi Inui and William Carvalho – saw him forced out and agree a loan deal to Cardiff.
Speaking to Marca, the 24-year-old said that he will use his time in England’s top flight to improve and develop further as a footballer.
“The style of play is totally different from Spain, it’s a much more direct, faster and vertical game, I was clear from the beginning, it’s a very nice opportunity for me. form a lot as a footballer.
“Little by little we have to go more and have the ball to have more chances and be able to turn those occasions into a goal.” The other day I scored my first goal here and the truth is that I am feeling very comfortable ”