Assane Diao - everything the Chelsea target has said about his future

Jacque Talbot
Jacque Talbot
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2023 10:53 GMT
  • 5 min read
Assane Diao, Real Betis, 2023/24
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Assane Diao is tearing up La Liga this campaign - and now links are emerging over a possible Premier League move.

Real Betis attacker has been attracting a lot of attention for his stunning form this season.

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Chelsea and Newcastle have been linked to the youngster this year - but what has the winger said about his future?

READ MORE: Who is Assane Diao? The 18-year-old Spanish sensation eyed by Chelsea, Liverpool & Man Utd

What has Diao said about his future?

Speaking to BeSoccerBetis in October 2023, he said: " I go day by day. I have always dreamed of this but I never ‘They say for sure that it can happen. Yes, I have worked a lot to make it happen.’

"I arrived at Betis when I was 16. A boy from the youth team who comes in has a lot of respect for all the players and this locker room has welcomed me very well.

"I work day by day with the club and everything that comes is welcome. I played in the European Championship with the U19 team. I am very happy that Spain has given me the opportunity to play with them."

“Betis is my home, I feel at home, I am very happy here, they have given me everything and all I want is to give it back. I still had one year left on my contract and if I hadn't renewed I would still be here, but what both my family and I said is that we are very happy and our idea was to continue.

“That of the club was also and it could have happened. We are very happy about it, we couldn't be more happy. The club and we for our part have shown that it was the best we could do. To continue working hand in hand.”

"It is a difficult decision. You have to talk to your environment, to the club you come from and each player has a decision. It can be better or worse. Gabri Viega, who was there with me in the under-21 team, where he was also talking, saw it favorably.

"I don't see it bad. I think he's fine. It is a good decision made by him. If his surroundings think so, it's not bad at all. I'm staying here, yes, I'm very happy."

Speaking to PostUnited in November 2023, Diao was asked about a team he likes. He replied: “Liverpool.”

Read more about: La Liga, Chelsea, Real Betis, Assane Diao

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