Arnel Jakupović has been among the scorers in all competitions he has played in this season: “I’m glad my injury is in the past”
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If the day after tomorrow is late, then it may be Maribor look forward to the definitive return of a player who was so hot at the start of the 2023/24 season that it could hardly have been more so. But then the accident struck, and along with the injury to the striker came the results problems. Now Arnel Jakupović is back, the Austrian footballer drew attention to himself once again on Tuesday when he was among the scorers in his third match of the new competition year.
Arnel Jakupović scored four goals in the Telemach First League, was accurate twice in Europe, and scored three times in Maribor’s 9-0 win against NK Jurovski Dol in the Cup. Needless to say, he was beaming with satisfaction after the game.
Jakupovic: “I want to help”
“I’m glad that the injury is in the past and that I can be on the pitch again. My job is to help the team score goals, and this time I did it well,” pointed out Arnel Jakupović after the cup promotion for club website.
The former Domžale player, who has also spent time in Italy with Empoli and Juventus, added: “We had an enjoyable experience, made possible by the sportsmanship of the competitors and the fans, who created an atmosphere in the stands to further inspire us on the pitch. We know that every match is important and a chance to prove ourselves. The goal is met and we are moving forward, one step at a time. I am very motivated for the next training session, the next work and I am looking forward to another opportunity on Saturday, when I would like to help the team again to continue the championship successfully.”
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