Óscar Mingueza, during Barcelona's match against Osasuna


Koeman tells Mingueza he must improve for the next Barcelona's matches

Published:30/11/2020 - 10:12h

Updated:30/11/2020 - 10:24h

Ronald Koeman is very satisfied with the exert of Óscar Mingueza in his two first parties with the T-shirt of the FC Barcelona, but still has to improve

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Óscar Mingueza has had the complicated task to replace to Gerard Hammered in the defence of the FC Barcelona, the one who will be drop by the next four months. With the injuries of Ronald Araújo and Samuel Umtiti (and now the one of Clément Lenglet), Ronald Koeman has seen in the need to throw of the quarry and, up to now, the plan has gone out him very well.

After two parties like titling, in front of the Dynamo of Kiev and Osasuna, the central of the Barça B is winning the confidence of the Dutch technician and already registers impressive numbers. In Kiev, went the player that more balloons recovered (10) and in his première in the Camp Nou also was very remarkable. It has showed security in the low zone of the field, but also has stood out in the exit of balloon, one of his stronger points.

Although in front of the Osasuna the central did not have a lot of problems, saw a so much desacertado, especially in the second part, when after two losses of balloon, the visitors approached to the area defended by Marc-André ter Stegen. After the party, Ronald Koeman did not doubt in calling him the attention and invite him to improve and be more precise of face to the next meetings, in which the requirement will be maximum.

In a party in which practically all went out him well to the Barcelona, Koeman detected that still there are a lot of things that improve if they want to compete by the titles in this camapaña. Regarding Mingueza, the technician said in press conference that "in general has done very good party, but has lost two dangerous balloons that can not be. A bad control of the balloon can be a clear occasion. Still it has to learn and improve"

Mingueza Will have more opportunities with the Barça

The crisis by the injuries of the central in the Barcelona will give him more opportunities to Óscar Mingueza to accumulate minutes in the first team. With Ronald Araújo and Samuel Umtiti in the last phase of his respective recoveries, in addition to the injury of Gerard Hammered and the annoyances that suffered Clément Lenglet in front of the Osasuna, Koeman will need to a central that have regularity.

For the moment, Lenglet is doubt for the meeting of this Wednesday of the Barça in front of the Ferencváros, but Araújo and Umtiti are very near to go back and could return to the announcement for the party in Hungary by the fifth date of the phase of groups of the Champions League.

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