Midfielder insists he will reach new levels when season resumes
Ross County midfielder Christopher Routis is his own harshest critic and he feels Staggies supporters should expect more from him in the rest of the Scottish Premiership campaign.
Frenchman Routis joined the Highlanders from Bradford City last summer, ending two years with the English League One side after his move from Swiss side Servette.
After taking time to adapt to Scottish football, Routis has gone on to impress alongside fellow newcomer Tim Chow at the heart of County’s midfield.
Although pleased with his progress, Routis is hungry for more improvement and wants to add more goals and assists to his game.
Routis said: “It was new football for me, it’s a bit different fromEngland. Itwasalready different when I moved from Switzerland to Bradford, but I think here is a bit different as well.
“The team plays a bit more
“If the manager puts me on the bench then it is because my performance was not so good”
football and there are teams like Celtic, Rangers and Aberdeen who are better.
“I’ll always just look at the bad about my performance, so I’m not good to judge, but I’m quite happy because I’ve played a lot of games and that was my target.
“There was one month when I stayed on the bench. To play every game is good but if the manager puts me on the bench then it is because my performance was not so good.
“I need to be focused on that and correct that and play the second half of the season more consistently.
“I’m feeling better and I’m feeling confident.
“I talked to the manager towards the end of the year and he wants more from me. He thinks I can do more and I think that as well.
“I’ve just scored one goal from midfield and one or two assists, which is not really good. I think