Ze Roberto is back on Tuesday landed in Hamburg. The midfielder said immediately after his arrival with coach Bruno Labbadia.
After approximately one-hour conversation in the cabin tract of HSH Nordbank Arena, the Brazilian was in the interview with hsv.de and answer questions.
Question: Zé, this morning you have eagerly awaited return to the Hanseatic city. How does it feel to be back in the new home?
Ze Roberto: I am very happy to be back in Hamburg. The last few days and weeks were not easy for me, so I am all the happier to be back again. I will work hard on me, as quickly as possible to help the team.
Question: How are you getting your foot?
Ze Roberto: Thanks to the long period in plaster, I lost a lot of muscle mass. Although the injury is healed now, but I could not go so far in my rehab to walk again. Accordingly, I have some residue, which must now be to pump. The focus must be primarily on the calf, only then I can plan further steps.
Question: should define a date for your comeback be correspondingly difficult …
Ze Roberto: not only difficult, but at this time impossible. If it were me, I would prefer to accumulate on Saturday again. But I have learned to respect the signs of my body and give him the necessary time it needs. I will continue to work hard on me to return as quickly as possible.
Question: And personally? What is there to your well-being? Could you clean out the family problems?
Ze Roberto: In the last few days I was psychologically already posted a little, by my return to Hamburg, but I feel much better again. Based on my foot, I have the worst phase of uncertainty directly after the surgery behind me and now only look forward, open the throttle.
Question: During your stay in Brazil you have consistently followed your rehab program. What exactly where you could already do?
Ze Roberto: I’ve worked a lot in the weight room, did cardiological practice. I often sat on the wheel Everything else, however, needed respite, since I first must regain the decline in the calf muscles.
Question: Bruno Labbadia announced in Belek, a fine – you accept the decision of the coach?
Ze Roberto: I have today had a long and clarifying conversation with the coach. Besides the fine, there will be no further sanctions, we will now focus completely on my reintegration. The money I pay, of course, but I hope that the sentence fails too high.