DR Congolese defender Christian Kabasele says he is eager to help his club, Watford FC retain its status in the English Premier League (EPL).
The 27-year-old player has enjoyed playing three consecutive games, as Watford got maximum points in their opening three league matches for the first time in the club’s history.
There seems to be a real buzz around the club at the moment, and a lot of that is down to the work done in pre-season, according to the talented centre-half.
“I think we had a great summer. We had a great pre-season,” Kabasele told the club’s official website.
“Last year we had a lot of small injuries, so we didn’t have a full squad for five or six weeks, but this year we did that, and we see that we had a very good pre-season.
Some have tipped Watford to struggle in the EPL this season, but Kabasele thinks the team can aim much higher than that if they continue in the same vein over the course of the term.
“We have quality. And, if we are lucky with injuries and have all the players available during the long period, maybe we can make the step into the top-ten,” he continued.
“But first of all we need to focus on the top target and that is the 40 points.
“We know with Watford, every season we start well and after we don’t win several games in a row. Compared to last season, I think it’s a question of being lucky with injuries, because the quality is in the team, for sure.”
The Hornets opened the new 2018/19 campaign with a 2-0 home win over Brighton and Hove Albion, before thrashing Burnley 3-1 away. They beat Crystal Palace 2-1 at home on Sunday.