Manchester City winger Ryotaro Meshino, who is currently out on loan at Portuguese outfit Rio Ave, has spoken out about his ambition to one day play for his parent club.
The Japanese winger has so far made 13 appearances for the Primera Liga club, scoring three goals in the process.
Although it becomes increasingly more difficult for players within the City Football Group system to break into the Manchester City first-team, Meshino still has the desire to develop into a key player for the runaway Premier League leaders.
In quotes relayed by Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo and translated by Sport Witness on Thursday morning, the 22 year-old had this to say:
“I get a message from Manchester City after every game; they make sure everything is going well. I would like to play for Man City at some point, but the offer I received from them is that I would have the support of the club during loans...”
He went on to say, “I would like to do my best in these circumstances. At the moment, I am not thinking of going back to Japan.”
“I always wanted to go to play in Europe, and it seemed like the right moment. I knew it was my chance to do it,”
It is not likely we will see Meshino gracing the pitch at the Etihad stadium any time soon, but the winger will remain hopeful and working hard to one day feature for the Blues.
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