“I am sure that I am more confident than six months ago. But this is not an end in itself, we must continue to work, maintain the momentum of last season. »Discreetly disembarked in the summer of 2017 from a training center in Bastia after bankruptcy, Hugo Magnetti he emerged suddenly last spring, chaining six starts in his last seven Ligue 1 games, showing a consistency hard to guess given the short playing time he had been allowed so far. At 23 years old, the Marseillais wants to take advantage of this late exposure to continue with the new staff came to the helm of the Brest staff.
A profile that attracts you
His hard-working left-handed profile, energetic in combat and technically clean in his transmissions, seems to please. And the relative absence of competition in his sector of play, between the departure of Jean Lucas, the injury of Paul Lasne and a signing that takes time to settle, opens a window of timely shooting, of which he is perfectly aware. “The cards are shuffled, everything is restarted. Afterwards, I think the manager knows his squad well. But the look of a new staff changes. You have to seduce again.
For this, the Brest midfielder, who spent a long time in the Republic reserve, also “burdened” by a loss of the ball in the French Cup, against Rodez, has some advantages. And above all a faith in his qualities that the end of the year mandate only reinforced. “I lacked the confidence, the rhythm. When you only play late matches, it is difficult to progress. The sequence of matches allowed him to raise his level of performance to the level of the elite.
An evolution to be confirmed
Now it has to settle there. “I tell myself that it is even more possible, when I see the end of the season that I was able to do. Going through the games also made me aware of the level of Ligue 1. “I also realize that the doors of ownership could be forced, as was the case with Brendan Chardonnet.” When you see an example like Brendan, you don’t you despair and keep working while you wait for your chance. “
Hugo Magnetti was able to seize it for the first time at the Breton point, where Provençal has adapted perfectly. “JI came to Brest quite young, this club allowed me to grow and progress. Now you need to confirm.
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