Marlon Santos, during a party of pre-season with the Barça


Marlon Santos fulfils with good note in his debut suspender belt

Published:14/05/2017 - 22:19h

Updated:14/05/2017 - 22:28h

The central Marlon Santos signed a remarkable performance in his debut suspender belt in Big Canarian. After the unexpected injury of Mascherano, the Brazilian fulfilled with grow, showing reliable with the balloon in the feet and solid in the yellow arrivals

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The nerves to go summoned, the illusion to be in the bench expecting your opportunity. And suddenly, without that you expect it, a message: "Eh, Marlon, are headline, Masche can not play". We do not know if those were the words of Luis Enrique minutes before the start of the party in front of the UD The Palms, but the physical annoyances of the Argentinian precipitated all the events. 

To the Brazilian, that already had debuted in the Champions League in front of the Celtic, touched him première in the League with a commitment complicated. Out of house and with the title at stake. The requirement was maximum... But the opportunity of gold. And Marlon was more than correct.

Marlon shows to have character in his debut

With Umtiti and Digne constantly pending of him, correcting him small tactical details, Marlon showed very solid in defence, alinéandose with the French -and Jordi Alba- to avoid went them of game, as well as conclusive to the cut. With the balloon in the feet, what knew, remarkable: 94% in tarpaulin of passes (87/92). 

"It is a more done player of the usual and has a brilliant future", ensured recently the trainer of the Barcelona B Gerard López in a press conference. Good exit of balloon and a good aptitude to the hour to associate with the mates, although with some defensive distractions. It could compare him to Marc Bartra in his starts. It is clear that the potential has it, will see which is his evolution.

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