Bull Fernando

Samba rocket takes off after a long delay

Nachrichten
02.03.2024 16:30

In 18 months as a Salzburg player, the Brazilian Fernando only played 21 games. However, the striker is now healthy and has shown in recent games that he can be a very important factor for the Bulls. The "Krone" knows how the champions got their "rocket" fit.

Gerhard Struber puts on a grin and energetically knocks on wood three times. "Every little cog is meshing right now," says the head coach of Bundesliga leaders Salzburg, delighted that he has had another option at his disposal in recent weeks in the form of striker Fernando.

And what an option! The quick-as-an-arrow striker has a built-in guarantee of victory. Whenever he has scored as a Salzburg player, the Bulls have gone on to win. Although it's fair to say that the Brazilian was rarely available.

In his 18 months in the city of Mozart, he only played 21 games for the serial champions. In these, he scored ten times and contributed six assists.

Most recently, he scored a brace in the 7:0 win over Austria Lustenau. He wants to prove his good form again not only on Sunday against Austria Klagenfurt, but also in the coming months. "I believe that we have managed to communicate and individualize together in order to be able to assess things well," says Struber. What exactly does that mean? From the head coach to the physios and rehabilitation coach Dominik Urmann, the 25-year-old has managed to get back on track with a training program specially tailored to his needs.

"A winning manner"
Which is why hopes are high that the Samba rocket will ignite permanently after a year and a half delay. "His suffering lasted forever," says Struber, who is delighted that his South American protégé is on the move with such ease. "We have a player back who is not only likeable, but also has a winning manner. And he gives us goals," emphasizes Struber. Who is probably secretly knocking on wood every day to make sure it stays that way in the coming months.

Loading...
00:00 / 00:00
play_arrow
close
expand_more
Loading...
replay_10
skip_previous
play_arrow
skip_next
forward_10
00:00
00:00
1.0x Geschwindigkeit
explore
Neue "Stories" entdecken
Beta
Loading
Kommentare

Liebe Leserin, lieber Leser,

die Kommentarfunktion steht Ihnen ab 6 Uhr wieder wie gewohnt zur Verfügung.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen
das krone.at-Team

User-Beiträge geben nicht notwendigerweise die Meinung des Betreibers/der Redaktion bzw. von Krone Multimedia (KMM) wieder. In diesem Sinne distanziert sich die Redaktion/der Betreiber von den Inhalten in diesem Diskussionsforum. KMM behält sich insbesondere vor, gegen geltendes Recht verstoßende, den guten Sitten oder der Netiquette widersprechende bzw. dem Ansehen von KMM zuwiderlaufende Beiträge zu löschen, diesbezüglichen Schadenersatz gegenüber dem betreffenden User geltend zu machen, die Nutzer-Daten zu Zwecken der Rechtsverfolgung zu verwenden und strafrechtlich relevante Beiträge zur Anzeige zu bringen (siehe auch AGB). Hier können Sie das Community-Team via unserer Melde- und Abhilfestelle kontaktieren.

Kostenlose Spiele