Marlon Santos, during the party against the Leicester City


Marlon, surprise of the Barça and heir of Thiago Silva

Published:3/08/2016 - 20:21h

Updated:3/08/2016 - 20:21h

Marlon Santos was one of the big surprises in the alignment title of Luis Enrique against the Leicester City. The central youngster Brazilian of the Barça B begins to be compared in his country with the experienced Thiago Silva

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The jovencísimo central Brazilian of the Barça B that travelled to Stockholm together with the expedition of the first team, Marlon Santos, went the big surprise of Luis Enrique that bet by him like right-handed defender title against the Leicester City, leaving clear that has full confidence in the possibilities so much of the sudamericano as of Juan Camera, that also went out of start in the left side.

The FC Barcelona fichó to Marlon this past pertinent summer of the Fluminense, and to his 20 years has surprised gratamente to the technical body of Luis Enrique, that sees in him to a central of future to take into account in the case that Thomas Vermaelen, one of the footballers that still can abandon the Barcelona ship in the next days, finish finally doing the cases.

The case is that to the Brazilian begin to compare him in his country with Thiago Silva, and can that the comparisons are odiosas and something dared in occasions, but does not be necessary to put in doubt that the virtues of Marlon very alike are to the ones of the ancient captain of the "canarinha".

It treats of a central fast with the balloon and also without him, intelligent in the taking of decisions, very technical to the hour to take out the balloon played from backwards and that, in addition to playing in the axis of the defence, is able also to advance his position and act in the defensive pivote.

In spite of that it can be an interesting option for the first team to half term, is foreseen that Marlon contest all the present season with the Barça B to the orders of Gerard López, where will have the opportunity to be leading and follow progressing to steps enlarged. What is clear is that, for the moment, the Barça has done in the market of signings with a player of a lot of future.

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