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Real Betis fullback Emerson: Rubi likened me to Dani Alves

Real Betis fullback Emerson admits he's enjoying his football under coach Rubi.

Emerson was brought to Spain in a complicated co-club deal between Betis and Barcelona.

The 20 year-old said, "I feel better now in all aspects, physically, technically, tactically ... I have more confidence in myself thanks, above all, to the support that the coaching staff gives me to do my football.

"Rubi told me in summer: 'I worked with Dani Alves and you have very similar things. I will work with you as I did with him and, if it goes well, I am sure that you will reach the national team.

"When Brazil selected me, I went to his office to greet him and tell him that the objective was fulfilled."

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