AFTER RETURNING FROM HIS INJURY
Araújo confirms that he is the best 'signing' of Barça for this 2023
FC Barcelona has found in Ronald Araújo a central guarantee and a true leader to continue dominating this season. The difference has been noticeable since he returned from his injury
There was a moment, after Gerard Hammered announced his withdrawal and exit of the FC Barcelona, that arrived to pose the possibility that the Barcelona group went out to the market of signings to reinforce his defensive line. They sounded several names, but between the problems of the club with the 'fair play' financial and the few options 'low cost', went an impossible mission. The good news, in any case, is that it has not done fault.
In this 2023 the Barça has taken a step forward to defensive level and has seen , therefore, his best version. Proof of this is that, in eight parties contested in January, encjaron only six goals by the 18 that annotated . An abysmal difference and that certifies the big work of the culés. It is not casualidad that coincide with the return of Ronald Araújo after surpassing his injury.
It is, without place to doubts, is the most important defence for the Barça. It comes it showing since it rose to the first team does some years, but in the past season finished to consecrate , in spite of the diverse physical problems that had along the course. With him, Xavi Hernández knows that has a 'plus' in the team that had been key in 2022 in parties that defined by details (and errors) defensive, as against the Inter of Milan in Champions.
In these last parties has noticed a lot his influence, like head office or right-handed side. It has comported like a 'wall' defensive, a player that wins a quantity importantísima of individual duels and that is attentive, also, to correct errors of his mates. To this, it is necessary to add him his big leadership and the 'push' that gives to the team when they begin to remain asleep. A player that, without doubts, is called to mark a period.
January, a month sensacional for Araújo
This month has been important for Araújo, because it supposed his return to the terrains of game after being of drop from finals of September by an injury that, between other things, forced him to lose the World-wide of Qatar. It returned for the party against the Intercity, in which it marked a goal to open the marker, and since has been a pillar for Xavi in his plans.
It played a total of 536 minutes (is the sixth player that more minutes saw in themonth , although it remained without playing against the Ceuta and Getafe) and surrendered so much of right-handed side as of head office. In front of the Intercity played 60', against the Athletic 90', to the equal that front Girona and Real Sociedad, whereas it was in the 120' of the semifinals of the Supercopa in front of the Betis and the 86' against the Real Madrid.