Atletico Madrid kid Koke: I will not let publicity go to my head

Atletico Madrid youngster Koke says he will keep his feet on the ground.

Atletico Madrid youngster Koke says he will keep his feet on the ground.

The 19-year-old midfielder was highly impressive in last weekend's 1-0 win away to Zaragoza in La Liga and has subsequently attracted significant media interest.

"The truth is that it's been a strange week," he told his club's website. "The media are talking about me, but now more than ever I have to be quiet and take the opportunity I have been given.

"If I play on Saturday it will not be my first time at the Vicente Calderon, because I have played there twice.

"It would be great to be back in the starting line-up and face a great team like Sevilla.

"I am working hard to be among the 11 but the manager has not said anything yet. If I play, he will play me where he thinks I am better suited. I don't put any importance on where I am played, the important thing is to be there among the eleven, regardless of which position."

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