«We are on the right track»
Djalma Campos conceded an interview to Novasports TV ahead of the Super League encounter against Apollon Smyrni, corresponding to matchday 3. Here is what he said:
On the international break and how it helped the team:
«It was a beneficial break for us. We had time to understand the mentality and philosophy of the new coach. We worked on various aspects in order to improve«.
On changes and how long it will take the team to reach their 100%:
«We worked a lot in order to reach the level our coach is expecting. It’s not easy of course, I can’t give you a precise timetable. We are on the right track though to achieve what we want«.
On his performances in the start of the season:
«It’s my second season with the team. I am more familiar with the city, I know my team-mates better, I am trying to adjust as well to everything and it comes out very naturally, proof that I am feeling very well«.
On what he wants from the team and what he will give:
«I want to give 100%. Sometimes I will be good, sometimes not so good, but I will always try to give the best of me to the team«.
On PAOK’s signings:
«I am happy, because quality players joined us. They will raise the team level and that is good for everyone«.
On the encounter against Apollon Smyrni:
«Let’s not get sidetracked by the fact that they are newly-promoted. All teams are strong, all matches are tough. Athens matches are tricky for us, but we need to play our game. We have been preparing for this game, just like we do every week. If we do what we must, we will be just fine«.