JAC Sport, China - Real Madrid defender, Pepe enthusiastically welcomed the 2011/2012 season. Pepe is very confident Los Blancos squad are now ready to fight to win all the trophies available.
Last season, Jose Mourinho team is only able to secure the Cupa Del Rey. Los Blancos have to recognize the hegemony of the eternal rival, Barcelona won the La Liga title and Champions League.
But for Pepe, it's just the old story. Los Blancos vital player is not too concerned with stories that have been carving on the rival, Barcelona. Pepe remain optimistic in the second season el Especial da Una or Mourinho team, Real Madrid will incise the glory.
"We always focus on our own and pre-season. We have great players on this team and we want to fight for all the trophy for the fans who always supported us," said Pepe told Marca on Saturday, August 6, 2011.
"We must stay focused and not think about Barcelona or another team," said the Portuguese national team defender.
Interestingly, rivalry Madrid and Barcelona should be started early. Both will clash in the Spanish Super Cup that was held in the home-away. Madrid will host Barcelona on August 14 before finally away to Camp Nou, three days later.