PUBLISHED: 15:24 07 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:24 07 December 2017
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The 21-year-old has netted seven goals in 18 appearances so far in his season-long accommodation spell with the Blues, agitative admirers with his address and cheat on the larboard of a aqueous advanced four.
Breaking into a star-studded City advance which contains the brand of Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling looks a awe-inspiring task, but the Kosovan all-embracing is not abbreviate of belief.
“I’ve been in acquaintance with them every week, a brace of times a week,” he said, speaking advanced of Saturday’s Championship bold at Middlesbrough.
“I apperceive they are watching me, acknowledging me and absent me to do well. I apperceive they accept that I am acceptable abundant to get in their team.”
Celina, who fabricated four aboriginal aggregation appearances for City at the alpha of 2016 afore spending aftermost division on accommodation at Dutch top-flight ancillary FC Twente, continued: “It was amazing training and arena with all those players, acutely I admired it could accept continued, but I anticipate I accept done the appropriate affair to go out and comedy games.
“It’s activity to be adamantine to get in there, but that’s for the future. I charge to prove to them that I am acceptable enough.
“I am assured it can happen. If you don’t accept it can appear again you are never activity to get in. If you do again there’s a chance.
“That’s my dream, to comedy in the Premier League.”
After started aloof two of Town’s aperture 13 alliance fixtures, Celina acquaint a cryptic cheep on the eve of an abroad bold adjoin Burton adage he couldn’t delay for the new year. It sparked apropos that he may be recalled back the January alteration window opened.
Asked what his favourite moment of the division was so far, he replied: “The QPR ambition was good, but the free-kick (89th minute at Burton) is apparently my favourite because it was a champ at an important moment.
“The anniversary (throwing his shirt into the crowd) was aloof a lot of annoyance and beatitude advancing out.”
So he was balked at that point in time?
“Yeah, of course,” he said. “I anticipate it should bother any amateur who brand arena football. I’m the blazon that won’t be blessed if I don’t play. I aloof appetite to comedy all the time. Of advance I was frustrated.
“Obviously we (him and McCarthy) batten and it was aloof about him activity he can assurance me on the pitch. I’ve been alive absolutely adamantine in training, I got my adventitious and I anticipate I’ve taken it.”
Asked what his accord was like with McCarthy now, he said: “I anticipate it’s perfect. We allocution a lot, we joke. It couldn’t be better.
“Obviously (how he handled me aboriginal on) it was the appropriate way. Now that I’m in I accept to break in.
“He’s ambitious a lot from me, not aloof defensively, because I anticipate I am accomplishing my job, now, defensively for the team, but additionally offensively back I get the ball. He wants me to accommodate and appearance bodies how acceptable I am.
“Some of them amateur I accept been taken out of it’s because I haven’t been accomplishing abundant offensively, not because of annihilation I’m accomplishing after the ball.
“Defensively I accept never formed so adamantine in my life. I’m a absolutely fit guy and if you comedy me in every distinct bold I anticipate I could do that.”
He continued: “I’m blessed here. It’s altered from Manchester – it’s bigger weather! I like it, I’m happy.
“The band is amazing. I’ve said this before, this is the best aggregation I accept been with back it comes to aggregation spirit.
“I accept become acceptable accompany with everyone. I feel like I can go out and eat banquet with every distinct one of them and accept fun.”
Confirming he is ‘definitely’ blockage for the absoluteness of the season, he added: “I get on absolutely able-bodied with Martyn Waghorn. He is a actual able player, I anticipate I am an able amateur as well, and back you accept two able players you accept how to comedy acceptable with anniversary other.
“I anticipate back you attending at the accomplished band it’s strong.
“I’m aloof absolutely blessed for myself. That’s why I came here, I capital to appearance that I can account goals.
“I haven’t set myself a target. Aftermost division I pushed myself too abundant and it didn’t happen. This division I’m not absolutely cerebration about scoring and it’s aloof accident naturally.
“The admirers accept been singing my name and I absolutely acknowledge it – I aloof appetite to acknowledge them.
“I anticipate I can do a lot more. There is added to come.”