Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur’s latest defensive gem Radu Dragusin unveils the intriguing decision to snub Bayern Munich and embrace the Premier League with Spurs. He shares his optimism about Spurs' trajectory, sheds light on the factors behind his decision and why he sees limitless potential in his new journey.
The Bold Rejection of Bayern Munich
In a surprising turn of events, Dragusin opted to come to Tottenham over Bundesliga powerhouse Bayern Munich. The Romanian defender signed a six-and-a-half-year deal with Spurs after completing a £25million move from Genoa.
The Ange Postecoglou Factor
Dragusin made an impactful debut in the 2-2 draw against the Red Devils and it revealed why Tottenham's interest was evident long before the transfer window. A crucial conversation with coach Ange Postecoglou convinced him that Spurs is the right platform for the next step in his career.
Speaking on his move, as reported by The Independent, Dragusin said:
"I chose Tottenham because I felt it was the right step for me and I had a really good conversation with the coach. I saw that they wanted me from a long time ago, like one month before the transfer window, so I thought this is the right choice for me.
I really believe in this team and that it is a good environment for me to continue my career and to progress in this incredible stadium and team-mates.
Premier League Dream and Limitless Ambitions
Expressing his dream to play in the Premier League, the 21-year-old shares his excitement about the physicality, intensity, speed, and aggression the league offers. The centre-back believes that Spurs provides the perfect environment for his growth.
"My dream was to play in the Premier League, so that was part of it. I think the team here, the guys here, are on a good trajectory. I felt joining them can help me a lot, "- continued Dragusin
"The sky is the limit. We hope we will be as high as possible in the league and we can then see from there."
Embracing Competition and Personal Growth
Acknowledging the competition at the center of defence, including stalwarts like Cristian Romero in the team, Dragusin sees it as an opportunity for mutual progression. It reflects his unwavering belief in personal development and the pursuit of footballing excellence.
"I have believed in myself since the beginning and I wanted to play football. I understand there are a lot of sacrifices to be made and a lot of days I will be on my own training, developing, but this is my dream and I won’t stop until I reach the highest level possible in my career."- ended the Romania international