The latest addition to the Valencia CF squad, Denis Cheryshev, was officially presented at the Ciudad Deportiva de Paterna on Tuesday. Accompanied by Sporting Director, Jesús García Pitarch, Cheryshev explained the reasoning behind his joining the club: "Valencia CF are a huge club and it's a great opportunity for me to come here. The Sporting Director and the coaching staff have shown confidence in me and I want to help however I can. When the option of Valencia CF came up, I didn’t think twice."
García Pitarch also said a few words, saying that “We are grateful that Denis has chosen to be with us and join our club, and I want to thank his agents and Real Madrid for allowing him to play for us until the end of the season."
Cheryshev on being able to play at the Camp Nou
"I don’t know. It depends on the coach, but I'm available."
The change from Real Madrid to VCF
"It is not easy for anyone to not play, especially when you start a season having played a lot the previous year. The change is a big one, but you have to learn from everything and I am grateful to Real Madrid for letting me train with great players -and to Valencia for the opportunity to come here. I'm delighted."
The current situation at the club
"It's circumstantial. VCF are a great club and a great team. There is competition but I have come here to contribute. Football is about different moments. With hard work you can succeed."
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