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İsmail Kartal: “We are not interested in off the field”

Fenerbahçe will face Ludogorets in the UEFA European Conference League, coach Ismail Kartal and Alexander Djiku spoke at the press conference.

Fenerbahçe will host Ludogorets in the UEFA Europa League Conference League Group 3 match. Fenerbahçe Technical Director İsmail Kartal and held a press conference ahead of tomorrow's match.

's statements: “We watched both league and European matches of Ludogorets,” said İsmail Kartal, “They have dominated the Bulgarian League for 12 years. They are going through turbulent days right now, but they are the hidden leaders. Our only goal is to win the match. We think match by match, both in the Super League and in the European Cups. We don't look back at anything. We focus on the next match. We prepare ourselves for those matches in the best way possible. We don't look back. It is only the first match ahead. We are not interested in off the pitch.”

Injury explanation

İsmail Kartal also spoke about the injuries in the team. “Emre Mor started training. We talked to Serdar Aziz after the surgery. He will return after 5-6 weeks. Dominik Livakovic has no problem. He can play against Ludogorets. Injuries are divided into two. Muscle injury and impact injury. Emre Mor and Livakovic were injured with impact injuries. We use injury technology for muscle injuries. We have no problem with muscle injury. They are all injuries caused by collision due to impact.”

Alexander Djiku's statements

“I was welcomed very well in Fenerbahce, it took me a short time to adapt. Everything is going well, there is a very good atmosphere in the team. This makes my job easier. I'm trying to do my best and I want to play a good game on the pitch. The more we play, the better we get to know each other. Becao and I have a good rapport, we have been playing together for a long time. I shouldn't only talk about my chemistry with Becao. All the defenders are quality. Everyone is doing their job on the field. We try to fulfill the wishes of the coach. We want to give the opposition attackers difficulties. We are doing well.”

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