After eliminating Juventus and Bayern Munich from the Champions League, Villarreal have “all the confidence in the world” that they will get previous Liverpool and attain the ultimate of Europe’s elite membership competitors, midfielder Dani Parejo stated.
The Spanish aspect gained the Europa League final season and adopted up that spectacular European marketing campaign by reaching their first Champions League semi-final in 16 years.
“On the basis of the teams we have beaten, not only this year, but also last year in the Europa League, and now the journey we have had in this Champions League,” Parejo informed reporters ahead of the primary leg at Anfield later on Wednesday (Apr 27).
“Knocking out Juventus and Bayern was very important for us because it showed we can reach a level where we can compete with these teams.”
Parejo credited proprietor Fernando Roig and vp Jose Manuel Llaneza for the membership’s success. Billionaire Roig turned Villarreal’s president in 1997 and was the architect of their rise to changing into one of the highest sides in Spanish soccer.
“When you look at the club, which was taken over by the Roig family 23 or 24 years ago along with Jose Manuel Llaneza, they have played European competitions for many years …,” Parejo stated. “This isn’t a coincidence.
“That is work, consistency, and trust in a project while taking loving care of it, giving it importance and letting people work. I believe that when you trust in a project and you put love into it, the chances to succeed are much higher.”
Source : channelnewsasia.com