Danilo: I was not completely fit against Levante

Danilo: I was not completely fit against Levante


Real Madrid right-back Danilo confessed he was not completely fit to face Levante in La Liga but admitted he is happy for having help the team get three points.

Despite having recently recovered from an injury, Danilo have to feature in the starting eleven due to Daniel Carvajal’s absence and he did a good job contributing to keep a clean sheet.

“I finished the game tired, but I’m happy for coming back and helping my team-mates win this game. Obviously, I was not completely fit because I had only completed two training sessions, but I’m happy for giving my best,” he told the journalists after the match.

Asked about the competency between Carvajal and him, Danilo said “Carvajal is a great player, one of the best full-backs, and that is why we play at Real Madrid, a club that has many great players in many positions.”

“It is always good to have this competency. We work hard and the manager is the one to decide who will play in every game. I hope to train more and rest to be prepared for the game in Paris,” he added.

Danilo admitted their main goal right now is to beat Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League: “It will be a difficult game against a great team. If the manager needs me for this match, I will be ready to help.”

The Brazilian also praised countryman Casemiro, who put in a superb performance against Levante: “Casemiro is a great player, he gives us security. When he is in the field, he helps us a lot.”