Menez unfazed by goal drought

Bordeaux forward Jermemy Menez says he is not concerned about his lack of goals in Ligue 1 this season as he comes to terms with his positional change.

Menez, part of the Les Blues golden 87' group alongside the likes of Hatem Ben Arfa and Samir Nasri, has admitted to not living up to his early potential – but is looking forward to his new role with Les Girondins.

After 13 games, the 29-year-old has scored just two goals this season and has been criticised by French media for his lack of work ethic.

"I could have scored more, of course there was the penalty miss, there was a chance at Rennes, there have been two or three times when I could have added to my tally," he told the Ligue 1 webiste. 

"But I knew that getting back to my best would take time so I'm not getting too worried about that."

On his new position, Menez added: "It's a role that I enjoy, I can play as a forward or as a number 10. I listen to the coach, after all I am here to play, wherever the coach thinks I can help the team most. 

"It's true that I could come back to defend a little quicker, but that is something that I need to work on, I need to work on my fitness, I'm getting there, but I'm not quite up to full speed yet, my game is perhaps not as fluid as it could be, that is what I am missing at the moment."

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