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Debate by the 9: Lautaro or Depay?

Published:14/11/2020 - 18:15h

Updated:14/11/2020 - 18:15h

In front of the need of a leading centre that offer guarantees, the surroundings culé follow debating between Memphis Depay and Lautaro Martínez, the main options

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After the exit of Luis Suárez to the Athletic of Madrid the past summer, the FC Barcelona remained with the grave problem of not having a player that was the reference in the area and that offer the so required association with Lionel Messi and other elements of the oncena Barcelona for concrete the goals that have done so much fault recently.

It has been the same Messi the one who has had to assume this position inside the field, although always doing gala of the freedom that awards him Ronald Koeman to retreat metres and begin the played from further back, as it is used to to do. However, it is very known that this is not the main position of the Argentinian and that the arrival of a nine could facilitate him the task to deliver assistances or be assisted, to increase the quota goleadora of the FC Barcelona.

In the staff, the only forward centre style 9, with pure characteristics that there is, is the Danish Martin Braithwaite, the one who has few minutes in spite of showing voluntarioso whenever has the opportunity to play. Also there are players that could adapt to the needs of the position, as they are it Antoine Griezmann and the lesionado Ansu Fati.

This clearly forces to the picture culé to think in alternatives to enter in the staff to a player that was natural of the position of leading centre and that do not have to be adapting to changes. It is thus that the club has interested in Lautaro Martínez and Memphis Depay, two of the arietes more appointed in the surroundings of the picture culé recently.

Lautaro or Depay, Which choose?

Although they are two of the best forwards in all the European continent in the actuality, Lautaro Martínez and Memphis Depay are two players with some differences. Whereas the Argentinian offers excellent solutions to turn into goal all balloon that was inside the area or in the inmediaciones of the same, the Dutch stands out by this appearance and for being able to also dare to shoot to distance or to unemployed balloon.

Of equal way, the player of the Inter of Milan has the advantage that it already has shared changing room and minutes in the field with Lionel Messi, by what the understanding between both could give of way simpler. By his part, the footballer of the Lyon is of the favourites of the trainer culé Ronald Koeman, the one who would know perfectly how do it surrender of the best way, thanks to that both coincided in the Dutch selection during some time. Both footballers are excellent options of face to the need of the Barcelona to achieve a 9, but only one will be able to arrive.

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