Atalanta’s new full-back Joakim Maehle hopes to ‘develop as a player and as a person’ in Bergamo
KRC Genk announced in December 2020 that Mæhle signed for Atalanta on a five-year contract for 10 million euros.
In his first official interview in Italy, Maehle hopes his team will excel in both Italy and Europe.
I know it’s an amazing team in the top of Serie A,” he told the club’s official channel
A passionate team who want to play attacking football, scoring a lot of goals.”
He was asked what he could bring to the Orobici and Maele characterized himself as a ‘dynamic' and versatile player.
I would say I’m a dynamic player, I always try to give my best for the team and for the fans
,” he said. “
I’m very attacking minded and I can play on both sides
Mæhle continued that he hopes to see the return of supporters to the stadiums in 2021.
First of all, I hope we will soon see the supporters in the stadiums, of course
,” he said.
“Football without supporters is a different game
“I want to develop as a player and as a person. Hopefully I can learn to speak Italian soon, but I want to develop as a player, and I think this is the right step for me.
“I’m excited to start training and playing games, and to see what we can bring in this 2021."