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INTERVIEW: Victor Torp explains why it was a 'no-brainer' to join Coventry City

Torp joins the Sky Blues...

11 January 2024


INTERVIEW: Victor Torp explains why it was a 'no-brainer' to join Coventry City

Torp joins the Sky Blues...

11 January 2024

Victor Torp said it was a ‘no-brainer’ when making the decision to join Coventry City.

The Danish midfielder agreed a four-and-a-half-year deal from Norweigan side Sarpsborg 08 to link-up with the Sky Blues.

Torp gave his first interview moments after signing his contract with the club and explained how initial conversations with those at the club made it an easy decision.


Joining Coventry City…

“It feels fantastic. I’m really happy to be here and I’m just looking forward to doing my best for this amazing club.

“It was an easy decision when the opportunity arose. The initial talks I had with the club made it a no-brainer.”


What was it about Coventry…

“First of all, I felt a lot of love from the people here at the club, there are some really good people here.

“I had some good conversations with the coach (Mark Robins) and other people at the club, so I had a good impression.

“The team want to play football as well and that suits me and my style and that is one of the main reasons I’m here now.”

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Conversations with Mark Robins…

“He explained to me how we want to play as a team and the principles and the attacking style of play, and also the way we want to do things.

“He also gave me a good first impression and I could see myself in the way he wants to play.”


The lure of English football…

“Of course. Everyone knows English football and the Championship is a huge competition and it’s a nice, big step for me.

“It’s a big thing for me to come here and I really want to be part of it.

“I had been in Norway for the last year and a half, and I had done quite well, but this is a big opportunity for me and one I’m looking forward to and to do my best.”


Thoughts on training with his new teammates…

“I can’t wait. The facilities here are great and everything looks amazing, so I just want to get my boots on now and get out there and play football.”

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What he’s looking to bring to the team…

“I play central midfield. I like to have the ball and I like to make good relationships with my teammates and to play good football.

“I also want to contribute with goals and assists.”


Meeting the Sky Blue Army…

“I’m looking forward to playing in the Arena and playing in the Sky Blue shirt in front of the fans, it can’t come quick enough.

“I’ve heard a lot of good things about the fans, and I can’t wait to meet them, play up Sky Blues.”

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