Kosovare Asllani, who has been linked to AC Milan, lately spoke to the press while making ready for the upcoming Women’s Euros with Sweden on Thursday.
During the press conference, the ahead had harsh matters to say about the surroundings at her former team, Real Madrid. The Swedish worldwide lambasted the membership for having an ‘unprofessional environment’ and how the group compelled her and different gamers to play whilst nevertheless injured. The translation from Swedish to English comes courtesy of ESPN.
“I suppose there is a lifestyle at the membership which is unhealthy for gamers to be in. I have nearly been compelled to play injured. The administration group has no longer listened to the scientific team. It has emerge as a very unhealthy and unsafe environment,” she began.
“I have achieved a lot for the membership from the commencing and I have viewed that the membership has no longer dealt with gamers properly over the years.”
The accusations about the surroundings at Real Madrid Femenino are nothing new. There have been rumblings about how poorly the women’s crew has been managed for almost its complete existence. This is, however, the first time a former participant has spoken about these accusations publicly.
“I assume it’s essential for me to talk, because no one else has. I have tried to make changes, however in the end, the surroundings created there is one of refusing to hear to the scientific crew and the players.”
Asllani’s statements had been corroborated by means of Sofia Jakobsson, who was once Kosse’s team-mate at Real Madrid for two years and who is additionally her compatriot for Sweden. Jakobsson later left Madrid for Bayern Munich earlier than finally signing for the San Diego Wave in the NWSL, and she spoke in the identical press conferences.
“I’ve been distinctly fortunate with no accidents myself so I haven’t been in a position to see what Asllani has skilled from the inside. Now, it was once probable this 12 months in particular, and Kosovare has been injured a lot in the time I haven’t been at Real Madrid […] But I can say that I agree with her from what I have viewed throughout my time there (at Madrid), even though I was once by no means injured.”
“You [referring to Asllani] assume it’s an unprofessional environment, the place possibly you had greater expectations and you anticipated them to take care of their players, and have a want for them to be injury-free and operate at their absolute peak, as nicely as be one hundred percentage earlier than video games and now not be 1/2 injured and play or be compelled to play.
“I would prefer to see that a membership can take care of that sort of participant so they can play a full season except being injured all the time.”
As was once mentioned before, Asllani solely scored three dreams closing season, and this used to be primarily due to accidents and inner politics. Now, we understand why the participant struggled so a great deal in the course of that time, no matter her love for her childhood club. We additionally have her motives for leaving them after three years of service.
It must additionally be emphasised that the ahead has long past on report pronouncing that she ‘cares a lot about Real Madrid’ and nonetheless considers herself a fan. However, the participant feels that the women’s crew is in the incorrect palms and desires to exchange for the better.
Asllani has additionally noted that she will now not expose her subsequent membership till the Euros are over. As per SempreMilan’s sources, Kosse is ‘100%’ a Milan player, and the group is her subsequent destination. The followers will have to wait a few weeks for her to be unveiled through the club.