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Las Palmas midfielder Alen Halilovic hits out at Hamburg

Las Palmas midfielder Alen Halilovic has hit out at Hamburg.

The Croatian joined the Germans from Barcelona last season.

"No, they didn't explain to me [why I didn't get many chances]," said Halilovic.

"But I think because it's a different mentality. They didn't think as I think, the style of football, what I want and what they want and that's a problem when coach think one thing and when player think other thing.

"I think if I get chance there I don't know if I play good or bad, but I think one game is not a chance. They promised that they would give me a chance, that I am a project, but I am a young player, I am only 20 years old.

"I mean I choose Hamburg; I was very happy when I came there but we start the season bad, we lost a lot of games and it was bad for the team and after they changed mentality, we defend more, we don't play football, we don't make chances and I think for a player like me, it was a struggle."

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