RC Lens will work hard to be ready for European football next season - Salis Abdul Samed

Published on: 26 May 2023

RC Lens Midfielder Salis Abdul Samed expressed confidence in his team's readiness for the UEFA Champions League next season.

Lens secured a place in the top three of the French Ligue 1, guaranteeing their participation in Europe's premier club competition in the 2023/24 campaign.

Having enjoyed an impressive season, defeating powerhouse teams like Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Marseille, Lens are eager to make their mark in European football.

The 23-year-old shared his thoughts on Lens' preparations for the Champions League with Get French Football News.

He emphasized the team's unwavering determination and commitment, stating, "We never give up, we'll give it our all, and everyone knows their job. We know that Europe is the highest level, so we need to work even harder to make sure we're ready."

Reflecting on Lens' domestic successes, Salis acknowledged the challenge of facing different players and tactics in European competitions.

He acknowledged the difficulty ahead but expressed confidence in the team's mental and physical readiness, stating, "I think mentally speaking, as well as physically, we'll be ready. We'll see what happens."

Salis, who joined the club last summer, has been a key player, featuring in 31 out of 36 league matches this season.