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New Reading boss Gomes on passion for football

first_imgNewly appointed Reading manager Jose Gomes has been discussing his football philosophy during his first press conference as the club’s manager.Gomes who was appointed to replace the sacked Paul Clement faced the media on Monday and spoke about his intentions for the club.“I love football,” he told the club’s official website. “Ever since we are born and when we start playing football as kids, if you ask your friends to come and play football, the main idea is to score goals.”“And to score goals we must pass the ball to each other. That’s what I like, to pass the ball to each other and control the game with the ball with the intention of somehow obligating the opponent to move in trying to recover the ball and then creating space to use to our advantage with the fast players, the strikers.”Joel PereiraManchester United Joel Pereira set to join Reading Henry Ikenna Ugwu – January 10, 2019 Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira is set to go loan to Reading after a six-month loan spell at Vitoria Setubal, according to Daily Mail.The…“Basically I like creating with the ball. And from everything I watch of our players, we have players with enough technical ability to play and follow my ideas. I have no doubt about that.”Speaking on the prospect of traveling to Old Trafford to face Manchester United in the FA Cup next month, Gomes said: “When I looked to the fixture schedule, I thought I could play against a Portuguese coach…but he left.”“But we are talking about one of the best clubs in the world with great players – it will be very difficult for us.”“However, it is usual that we have a different spirit in cup games. And anything can happen.”last_img

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