#sports activities Brendan Aaronson wants to ‘be a legend’ for Leeds and has ‘bought the golf bug’ since moving to England
Brendan Aaronson wants to ‘be a legend’ for Leeds after a tremendous begin to life in the Premier League underneath Jesse Marsch – and says ‘getting the golf bug’ has helped him settle in England
- The 21-year-old from Medford, NJ, spoke to reporters whereas away with USMNT
- The man referred to as ‘Medford Messi’ has vowed to all the time give 110 p.c’ for Leeds
- Aaronson wants to keep in West Yorkshire till he turns into ‘a legend for the membership’
- Leeds’ No. 7, together with Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams, additionally spoke about golf
USMNT attacking midfielder Brenden Aaronson has vowed to turn into a ‘legend’ for Leeds United after a flying begin to life in the Premier League underneath compatriot Jesse March’s orders.
The 21-year-old labelled as the ‘Medford Messi’ scored his first purpose for the membership in its 3-0 win over Chelsea in August, and additionally offered his first help of the season in The Whites’ 1-1 draw in opposition to Everton.
Leeds followers, who’re distinctly identified for their chants and packing Elland Road on a weekly foundation, have already taken the American to coronary heart as they’ve provide you with an adopted model of Estelle’s renown 2008 hit – American Boy – that includes Kanye West.
Asked about his new life at Leeds forward of the USMNT’s pleasant fixtures in opposition to Japan (on Friday) and Saudi Arabia (on September 27), Aaronson stated: ‘They [the fans] see how a lot I work and how a lot I’m prepared to work for the crew, and I’ll all the time give 110 p.c, and I believe that they like that.
Brenden Aaronson of Leeds United lately featured in the crew’s 5-2 loss in opposition to Brentford
The 21-year-old US worldwide has thrived underneath American coach Jesse March at Leeds
‘That’s the form of crew we now have,’ the former Red Bull Salzburg participant added. ‘I’m actually grateful to be at Leeds and I believe all people can see that I’m prepared to work 110 p.c and give all the things I can to assist the crew win.
‘And I simply need to preserve getting higher and higher and yeah, turn into the greatest manner I might be and hopefully be a legend for the membership in some unspecified time in the future.’
The Philadelphia Union academy product is 2 months away from representing his nation at this 12 months’s World Cup in Qatar, beginning in November, and might even begin forward of USMNT winger and captain Christian Pulisic, who’s presently struggling for sport time at Chelsea.
‘I believe I had a good preseason and then it form of simply pushed into the regular season, and I believe I used to be simply ready to simply form of click on with the crew, click on with the coach, click on with the gamers,’ stated Aaronson concerning his acclimation to life in West Yorkshire since his $30.2million transfer from Austria.
‘It felt like simply a seamless match for me and then it comes alongside [with] the followers. Just off the bat, I’m actually grateful for all the assist that they’ve given me.’
Christian Pulisic (left), with Tyler Adams and Aaronson chatting about golf after Leeds’ 3-0 win
Aaronson scored his first EPL purpose in opposition to Chelsea in August as Leeds now lie in eleventh place
The second costliest American participant in Premier League historical past, together with Pulisic, who price $35million greater than Aaronson ($65million), had been even noticed in dialog together with Aaronson’s teammate and USMNT participant Tyler Adams.
The trio had a lengthy speak after Leeds’ 3-0 win at dwelling in opposition to the Blues in the third week of the new Premier League season, infuriating some Chelsea followers.
Asked about the nature of the dialog together with his compatriots, Aaronson instructed reporters from the USMNT coaching camp in Koln, Germany: ‘I’ve been on the golf grind, I’ve a little little bit of a golf bug proper now.’
‘I’m fortunate as a result of in the space I’m, there’s like 5 golf programs, simply totally different ones, and they’re throughout the place too,’ he added. ‘So it has been enjoyable, I imply, additionally having Tyler there, it has been good getting used to the space, having the ability to get meals collectively.’
Leeds United subsequent face Aston Villa at Elland Road on October 2 after The Whites’ dwelling fixture in opposition to Nottingham Forest was postponed due to the demise of UK monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, final week.