The Japanese international defender signed this month for the Italian Lega Serie A club and he feels excited to what’s coming up.
Japanese international defender Takehiro Tomiyasu left Belgian club Sint-Truiden to joing Italian Lega Serie A side Bologna.
The Italians paid €7 million to acquire his services.
The Japanese footballer arrived today to train for the first time with his teammates, as he spoke about wanting to win a spot in the starting eleven.
“I want to prove I belong in the starting XI on opening day,” Tomiyasu was quoted by Football Italia.
“I aim to improve my defensive skills.”
He explained: “Going up against top-class strikers will help my development.”
“I want to be a player who can marshal the team from the back.”
“Even if I hit a wall, I don’t want to quit,” he concluded.
— Kyodo News | Japan (@kyodo_english) July 15, 2019