Mejri: "I am a different player, now I have more experience"

"I know more about basketball than before and fans will see it when I start playing," said the new signing of Real Madrid regarding his first stage in the white club.


Tunisian center Salah Mejri, a new Real Madrid addition, said Friday that he is now a "different player" in relation to his first stage in the white team since he now has "more experience" .

"I know more about basketball than before, I've grown as a player and fans will see it when I start playing," Mejri said in remarks to Real Madrid Television. The pivot admitted that he was "very happy" to return to the team led by Pablo Laso and that he is grateful to Real Madrid for giving him "another chance." The Jendouba-born player said he is in "good shape" and that he still has "a lot of basketball" in him since he has played on "several sides."

Mejri, who played the World Cup in China with his country, broke the record for more caps in a match (8). "The 8 caps are my job. Plug, help in defense and protect the hoop," he said. The Tunisian, who dressed the colors of the Dallas Mavericks in the last four seasons and that after the World Cup was in the Chinese Liaoning Flying Leopards, decided to accept a contract until the end of the season with Real Madrid, with which He has already won a Euroleague, a League, two Cups and two Super Cups. "I have always followed the team and its results, I have seen the Final Four of the last two years," said Mejri, who said he had contact with "almost all" of his teammates while playing in the United States.

Mejri has received messages from "all sides of the world" congratulating him on returning. "From Spain, from Tunisia and from the United States. They are all almost the same, that people are excited and happy with my return, just like me," said the pivot, 2.18 meters, who feels "happy" of being the only Arab in the Endesa League



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