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AOUATE ISN'T HAPPY WITH HIS SITUATION

10 Jan 2008
Aouate has missed the last four matches in la liga plus both legs in the copa del rey against Espanyol. Now the Israeli keeper has said that he isn't happy with his situation and that he considers his exit from the starting eleven as unfair. Despite his complaints, Aouate says that he isn't thinking of leaving the club.

Dud?? Aouate attended a press conference at Abegondo on  Thursday, the goalkeeper showed his lack of satisfaction after coach Lotina decided to replace him after the visit to FC Barcelona "I don't know what the coach is thinking. The reality is that he replaced me and that was a big surprise for me. I feel hurt because I think the decision wasn't fair. The problem of this team has never been in the goalkeeping position."

The ex-Racing player also believes that the error he committed in the game against Osasuna shouldn't be enough reason to have him on the bench "After an error, the best thing is to play another match and have a good game in order to help the team. For me, it was the most painful defeat in my career. We are in a difficult situation and we must get out of this, however I feel hurt sat on the bench."

Aouate admitted he isn't living a good moment, but he assured that he has always responded well in similar situations in the past "It's normal that, in the situation we have in the team, all the players are having three or four bad matches, that includes me. I am not saying that this is my best moment, but I had similar situations in the past and I  responded. That has been the secret. The confidence of the coach is really important for any goalkeeper."

Depor's keeper has been out of the last two matches because of an injury in his hand, but now he confirmed that it is fine and he is ready to return "I am training at one hundred percent, and I did a good job during the games in which I played. I enjoyed the confidence of my past trainers and I hope to be able to play soon, because I am disappointed at the situation of our team. Things aren't working and I can't help sat on the bench."

Despite his current situation, the Israeli goalkeeper affirmed that he wants to continue at Deportivo "I am not thinking of leaving. I have never left a sinking ship and I won't leave one now. Deportivo has given me a lot of things and although I've had offers, I am not thinking of leaving. I want to play and as soon as I can, it's better for me and for the whole team."


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