Berlin (dpa) – Football skilled Jhon Cordoba set excessive objectives for the brand new season within the Bundesliga proper after the peerlessly made transfer to Hertha BSC.
“I attempt to outdo myself yearly and to attain extra objectives than final 12 months,” stated the brand new signing from 1. FC Köln when he was offered in Berlin. Last season, the 27-year-old attacker, who was signed by the Berliners for round 15 million euros, scored 13 objectives and was sixth within the league’s prime scorer record.
With the Berliners, who’re nonetheless removed from a well-rehearsed crew after three goalless take a look at matches and the early exit from the DFB Cup, Cordoba was significantly impressed by the system of coach Bruno Labbadia. “It is nice to attain objectives. I actually appreciated that,” stated the eleven-time Colombian worldwide. It would not matter to him whether or not he acts as the only real chief or is on the pitch with subsequent man Krzysztof Piatek: “Both variants are good.”
However, a sure consolation issue is vital for the 1.88-meter-tall attacker. When he moved from FSV Mainz 05 to the cathedral metropolis three years in the past, Cordoba had a nasty first 12 months by way of sport, earlier than his two greatest seasons of his profession adopted. “Then I felt supported and really properly obtained, with love. That’s why I used to be capable of exhaust my potential,” says Cordoba.