Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi admits it is too early to determine his team’s goals for the season. Even though they are being looked at as a dark horse competing for the top four. Or it might even be a chance to win the Premier League championship.
The “Seagulls” continued their hot start to the new season, despite losing to West Ham United 4-1, but the rest picked up everything including Luton, Wolves, and Newcastle. Castle and most recently Manchester United. ufabet https://ufabet999.com/
The victory at Old Trafford made Brighton rise to 5th place, 3 points behind the leader and in the middle of this week. Preparing to play European football for the first time in the Europa League, hosting AEK Athens, Greek league champions.
“I also want to set goals for the team. But it’s impossible,” the 44-year-old Italian coach said before the game. After being asked by a reporter about his chances of becoming the Premier League champion,
“It’s still too early to do that. I think we have to wait another month and see, and right now our focus is on Thursday’s game.”
“Facing AEK will be a historic match for us. And we have to respond in the best possible way.”
The former Shakhtar Donetsk boss has been in the job at the Amex Stadium exactly one year ago. And he added that he assessed his own skills after his first 12 months in England.
“I have complete confidence in myself. I consider myself a good coach. But I can always improve.”
“I still have many things to learn. Football can still develop. But now I’m living in a dream.”
“Sometimes I wonder if what happened is real or just a dream? I managed a Premier League team and beat United, Liverpool and Newcastle, it was beautiful madness.”