Pako Ayestaran: “Dani Parejo is not able to compete”

first_img The player was not included in the Valencia squad to face Bournemouth, and his manager Pako Ayestaran has now provided the reason behind this decision. According to ‘Superdeporte’, the fact that Parejo remained in the team hotel was due to the fact that “at this moment in time, the player is not in the right spirit or mental state to compete.” The manager still remains optimistic that the midfielder can be an important factor in his team and describes him as “a great player”. The Basque coach hopes that the situation resolves itself, but leaves the ball in Parejo’s court. CEST Upd. at 22:42 04/08/2016 Ayestaran said he is hopeful that the footballer “takes the time to deal with the situation and takes on board everything we have told him.” The case of Dani Parejo is proving to be one of the summer soap operas of Spanish football. Regarding Parejo’s future, the Valencia boss confirmed that the club “is clear that they want him to be here and do not have any intention of selling him.” Sport ENlast_img