Roda JC wants to get a PhD, but he doesn‘t necessarily have to. That’s what technical director Jeffrey from As says at that club. He argues that the pressure at other clubs is much higher.
Roda relegated from the Eredivisie in 2018. Van As is working hard to get the club back to level. “People think we have the largest budget of the Kitchen Champion Division, but that‘s not the case. We have a great budget to hurt the top five,” he says at Evening Sports of L1.
“As a club, we have to grow slowly. If you get to the first eight and play playoffs, you can win it too. RKC Waalwijk is a good example of this. They promoted that way a few years ago.”
“The pressure is on other shifts and not Roda. It’s not like it has to be this year. SC Cambuur, NAC Breda and De Graafschap must and with us it is allowed. I understand that Roda supporters want to get back as soon as possible, but you also have to be realistic and look at where the team comes from.”