Frank Onyeka can’t hide his excitement after making his debut appearance for Brentford against Manchester United at the Old Trafford on Wednesday.
The Nigeria international took the place of Max Haygarth in the 61st minute.
“It was good to get my first minutes, it was amazing playing in Old Trafford, I watched Old Trafford on television and I got to play [there on Wednesday]. It was pretty and a good experience for me as well,”Onyeka stated in his maiden interview with the club’s website.
“[The match] was pretty intense and the pace of the game was high, it was really fast. At some point, it was difficult to get along but that is how it is in the Premier League.”
The 23-year-old linked up with Brentford from Danish club FC Midtylland this month and will compete with some of the game’s best midfielders when the 2021/22 Premier League starts on August 14.
One player Onyeka adores so much is Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante, the man he picked as his favourite player.
“I do of course watch the Premier League, one of the best leagues in the world, I watch Premier League back home and I’ve been following the Premier League all these years.
“I’ll say Kante [is my favourite player] but before he moved to Leicester City I followed Yaya Toure but now it is more of Kante. Toure was amazing, good on the ball, the way he played his own football was amazing, a box-to-box midfielder.
“I think it is more of Kante now because I watch him a lot. The way he plays is pretty amazing. I have never seen a midfielder like him. But he is different, I am different. He is Kante, I am Frank so we are different. I play my own way, he plays his own way.”Copyright © 2022 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.