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Consadole Sapporo coach praises Chanathip Songkrasin

J-League club Consadole Sapporo have welcomed Thailand midfielder Chanathip Songkrasin, who had a light training session on Wednesday in front of fans and the gathered media.

Expressing his anticipation about the diminutive star of Thailand football, Consadole coach Shuhei Yomoda said: “He is a good player. I want him to become fully fit and adapt himself to conditions here as soon as possible,” as quoted by Bangkok Post.

On the other hand, Yomoda emphasized that he had followed Chanathip for a period of time. “I have followed him. He is a good player,” said Yomoda.

At the moment, the Hokkaido-based club are struggling to survive in the Japanese top flight as they are standing in the 15th position in the 18-team league, with just one point above the relegation zone.