Sport Ayoze Perez targeting Spain call-up

22:06  12 october  2017
22:06  12 october  2017 Source:   readsport.co

Perez hails Benitez effect

  Perez hails Benitez effect Ayoze Perez has heaped praise on Rafa Benitez following Newcastle's positive start to life back in the Premier League. The Magpies secured an immediate return to the top flight under Benitez last season, winning the Sky Bet Championship, and currently sit ninth in the Premier League, having won three of their opening seven matches.Speaking to Sky Sports News, the Spanish forward said: "We're doing really well. The start to the season has been hard as we've needed to adapt ourselves to this league.

Ayoze Pérez . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. He scored the only goal of an away win at Bournemouth on 7 November, with Newcastle's only shot on target .[ On 29 August 2014, Ayoze received his first call - up to the Spain national under-21 team for the 2015

Spanish forward Ayoze Pérez joined the Magpies from home island club CD Tenerife in 2014. Born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, he joined the youth set up at his local side in 2004 - just a few years after Rafa Benítez had taken the club up to La Liga. Off Target .

Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez has revealed that he is targeting a Spain call-up ahead of the World Cup at the end of the season.

Speaking to Sky Sports, as quoted by the Chronicle Live, the versatile attacker outlined his ambitions for the season and stated that he wants to make his mark on the international stage with his country.

“My dream is for me to be able to play for the national team. I had the chance to play for the U21s but with the first team, that would be something really amazing.”

Perez has never been called up to Spain’s senior side, but has made two appearances for their Under-21s.

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The striker is yet to hit the net for the Magpies this season, and has underwhelmed in large parts. However, Rafa Benitez evidently admires his qualities, and is hoping that his compatriot can fire Newcastle to safety and beyond this season.

Perez: Form down to Benitez

  Perez: Form down to Benitez We catch up with Newcastle forward Ayoze Perez back home in Tenerife as he sets his aims for the rest of the season.Newcastle forward Ayoze Perez has thanked Rafael Benitez for showing faith in him this season and insists he can make the Spain squad for next year's World Cup.

Ayoze Pérez statistics – 24 years_old Newcastle United Attacking Midfielder (Centre, Left, Right) / Forward. Check out his latest detailed stats including goals, assists, strengths & weaknesses and match ratings. Nationality: Spain . Current Participations.

Ayoze Pérez is a 24-year-old, 74-rated Supporting Striker from Spain . Ayoze Pérez plays for English League team Tyneside (Newcastle United) in Pro Evolution Soccer 2018.

Although Perez is evidently adamant of achieving his dream and pulling on the Spain shirt in the near future, he is still focusing on the task at hand with Newcastle, and will be hoping to kick on at St James’ Park this season.

“I’m not thinking about that, though. I’m trying my best, I want to score goals, and hopefully I can make that dream true.”

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