United States ahead Josh Sargent has informed reporters he’s now prepared for Bundesliga after scoring two targets in three appearances for Werder Bremen, and is hoping for extra recreation time in the second half of the season.
Sargent, 18, joined Bremen in February and, regardless of successful his first cap for the U.S. final summer season, had to look ahead to his senior debut in the Bundesliga till December.
It then took him lower than two minutes to rating his first objective in the match towards Fortuna Dusseldorf, and he added a second in the Three-2 defeat to RB Leipzig.
“My objective? I hope to be in the squad each week, each match day,” he mentioned. “And I hope to rating extra targets.”
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Sargent mentioned he was nonetheless adjusting to Bundesliga soccer, however that simply coming over to Germany and getting recommendation from fellow forwards akin to Claudio Pizarro and Max Kruse was actually useful.
Following his debut objective in the Bundesliga, Sargent obtained a variety of consideration in the U.S. media in addition to in Germany — however mentioned he simply desires to focus on his soccer.
“To be sincere, I do not pay a lot consideration to all of the media stuff,” he mentioned. “I simply focus on my recreation and what I can do to assist enhance the workforce.”
Sargent additionally mentioned that Florian Kohfeldt, his supervisor at Bremen, has helped him to stay grounded.
“The coach made it very clear that it is not 100 % whether or not I will be in the squad each week,” he mentioned. “I do know that I simply have to preserve working my hardest and take a look at to show to him that I could be in the squad.
“I’m nonetheless at the start of my profession. I nonetheless have a great distance to go.”