Arrived in Marseille this summer at just 18 years old, Luis Henrique had a complicated first part of the season but seems to get tougher over the months. The Brazilian does not budge for the future and wants to stay at OM.
Announced as a future excellent player upon his arrival by Pablo Longoria, Luis Henrique experienced difficult first months after leaving his native Brazil. It is never easy for an 18-year-old to adapt to a new environment and a new culture.
Present at a press conference alongside Jorge Sampaoli this Thursday, the Brazilian winger returned to his debut in the South of France: “It was very difficult for me at the beginning, I had never left the country. club helped me a lot with people who helped me in my steps. I improved. Now I am much more comfortable, I manage to communicate with everyone, to dribble, to work. adapts better and better. “
Determined to win in Marseille
In full rebirth since the arrival of Jorge Sampaoli on the Olympian bench when he distributed 3 of his 4 assists in Ligue 1 during the first four games of the Argentine, Luis Henrique is convinced that he made the right choice by joining Olympique de Marseille: “I do my job, I follow my dreams. I arrived with great joy and courage because it was my first club in Europe.”
The Brazilian wants to remain in the long run under the Marseille tunic and is fully motivated to achieve his goals: “I am motivated to win, to win matches. I arrived not very long ago. I want to stay at Marseille, it’s obvious. “
“He will have to adapt his personality”, judge Sampaoli
Recently arrived on the Marseille bench, Jorge Sampaoli launched the Brazilian and did not hesitate to give him a few minutes of play, often off the bench.
The Argentinian returned to the beginnings of the young winger under his tutelage, pointing out what he lacks to definitively pass a course: “He was quite interesting when he entered during the game, it was more complicated when he has started. He will have to have a more important development. He helps the team in one against one on the side. He will have to adapt his personality to play with this demanding jersey that is that of OM. “