Chelsea is the perfect step
Chelsea FC scouts had been observing him for over two years, now the Champions-League finalist went for it: Marko Marin signs a contract till 2017 from Werder Bremen to London. In the kicker-interview the 23-year old about reasons, doubts and the national team.
kicker: Do you already have tickets to the final in Munich?
Marko Marin: No, not yet. But I’ll get them.
kicker: Is Chelsea your dream club?
Marin: Most definitely, a dream has come true on Friday.
kicker: Do you feel confident in playing in the Premier League?
Marin: Of course, otherwise I wouldn’t have aimed for the transfer. It’s perfect for me. Especially Chelsea, whose game is based on wideplay, which comes in handy for me.
kicker: Some observers have their doubts and mention your physique.
Marin: That doesn’t interest me. Just means I have to be faster than my opponents.
kicker: Was it an issue for you that it’s not certain who their manager is?
Marin: No I had good talks with Di Matteo, I hope he stays.
kicker: Did you speak to Claudio Pizarro as a former Chelsea player?
Marin: Yes, I am informed.
kicker: Pizarro didn’t adapt to London. Have you any worries that the same might happen to you?
Marin: No, I have no fear. It’s the perfect step for me.
kicker: Do you want to use Chelsea as a stage in getting back into the national team?
Marin: Of course, after the Euros I’ll go for it.
Interview: Hand-Günter Klemm
My German to English isn't the best but I gave it a shot!