TWO MEDULAR WITH A GREAT FUTURE
Physical vs technical: The contrast of the next midfield of Barça and Madrid
Published:12/06/2022 - 19:25h
Updated:12/06/2022 - 23:25h
With different profiles and objectives, but differentials: Both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid have 'secured' a quality midfield that will be key for both teams in the next decade, even more
The parties win with the goals, but enough influences what happens in the centre of the field. In the zone where creates and begins everything. Well they know it the FC Barcelona or Real Madrid, accustomed to have the best medullary historically. The zulgrana formed to the trident of luxury that conquered the world, the one of Busquets, Iniesta and Xavi, whereas the White House forged to a 'CMK' (Casemiro, Kroos and Modric) winning of four Champions League, three of them consecutive.
They have been two medullary distinct, with profiles very different, but that have been the most important points to keep order and promote to each team. The Barça, in these last years, has not achieved a trident crashes as it went it the one of the 'sextete', but in these two last years have achieved to have an idea of what will be the midfield culé by the next years, with the extraordinary irruption of Pedri González or Gavi, those who have turned into two fixed players and keys. In a lower stair is Nico González, that has sinned by not having regularity, but that it is one of the big promises of The Masia in the last years.
The big 'leader' and 'crack' of the centre of the Barcelona field is a Pedri that, in spite of his 19 years, has won sufficient chevrons in the Barça and the selection of Spain to be considered the new Andrés Iniesta. It is a player that does everything well and that has turned into the compass of the team. His changes of rhythm and capacity to protect the possession have been his stronger points, but are faced with a player that is very swift to displace and that has an intelligence and supreme technical quality.
To this adds him his capacity to associate with his mates, that has been key to begin the played of danger of the Barcelona. In the last season, besides, showed to be a big definidor, to improve more his profile. Xavi Hernández asked him that it dared more than face to the goal and left several 'jewels' in shape of goal, remembering his targets against the Seville or Galatasaray, when it left seated to a few rivals to define.
To Pedri adds him a Gavi that already is the 'beast parda' of the Barça and 'The Red'. To his 17 years has showed orna maturity and personality that few times has seen in the last years. It is a footballer that also knows to associate very well and that takes advantage of of his speed and capacity to execute precise passes with both legs. This has carried it to be a quebradero of head for the rivals to the hour to try steal him the balloon.
It has stood out , besides, in the one against one. His change of rhythm in the terrain of game allow him leave backwards to his opponent and win quite a lot of advantage to progress in the game, showing agility to move away the balloon of the contrary while it turns with him. It does not hide to the hour to confront to the rival goal and is dared in the golepeo, with important goals for the Barça and one for 'The Red' in the Nations League.
In a link underneath finds Nico González, the one who lost bellows in the second stretch of the season with the Barcelona, because Xavi does not see him like inner (unlike his two mates), but neither tested him like defensive pivote, where better managed in the inferior categories. It is a player with a very high ceiling and that has showed to be a 'wall' with a lot of technical quality, but that probably will go out of the Barça yielded this campaign to add minutes.
The Madrid ensures a spare generacional
The Real Madrid has advanced and, in addition to having to his famous 'CMK', has achieved to the three players that, probably, will direct the centre of the field merengue by the next ten or fifteen years. The White House does not want that it was a 'bump' between what has offered (and offers) the current medullary and what will do the one of the future, by what has been common that Carlo Ancelotti there is rotado with Fede Valverde and Camavinga, those who to his 23 and 19 years already are key pieces for the Madrid, especially in Europe where the physicist, the speed and resistance are more important, even, that the technician and precision that can give the others.
Any of the two have 'seated' to the 'CMK', but yes that have been key in the most important parties of the season: against the PSG in the turn, Chelsea, Manchester City... And in the final against the Liverpool, in which the 'pajarito' took directly the nickname of 'falcon'. To the two will add him from the 2022-2023 an Aurelién Tchouaméni that right now is considered one of the best young midfield players of Europe, after being key with the Monaco and the selection of France. The born in Ruan has been the signing 'star' of Florentino Pérez and aims to be a footballer generacional in Santiago Bernabéu.
Up to now where more has surrendered in the double pivote, so much in the Monaco as in France (with N'Golo Kanté, mainly), by what no descarta that it can play at the side of Casemiro in the next course. It is a player that steals a quantity 'absurd' of balloons during the parties, that does a lot of intercepciones, that wins all the duels with the rival and that balances to his with good exit of balloon.
With the Monaco, under the orders of Philippe Clement, also began to play as only pivote and the results were the same: a player that never hides and that knows very well hide the balloon with the body. It will be with one of his compatriots and ex rivals, Eduardo Camavinga, the one who has turned into a revulsivo of luxury in the Madrid and that has a very high ceiling by his polivalencia inside the medullary. And it is that, although it has stood out especially by the left, can assume a role in zone more central and even like pivote. It has showed to be very rapido for presionar high and knows how handle the balloon, send long passes (as the one who gave to Benzema for the goal of Rodrygo in front of the City) and surpass to rivals to taste.
Fede Valverde is the piece faltante in the puzzle, but the reality is that it carries a few years asking to cries the indisputable titularity in the Madrid and reasons do not are missing him. It is the footballer with three lungs and that visits, to pleasure, the field those that times wants. It has been the factor 'X' of the team by his capacity to play like fourth midfield player and support in defensive works (was key for the mejoría of Dani Carvajal, for example), but also to add to the attack and, also, test goal.