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THE CHILEAN, KEY FOR VALVERDE

Arturo Vidal and the statistics that make him the greatest warrior

Published:12/11/2019 - 01:08h

Updated:12/11/2019 - 01:32h

Arturo Vidal is a player with a different profile than the rest of FC Barcelona players, but that difference makes him important. A statistical data corroborates it

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Arturo Vidal is, from does a pair of seasons, a vital footballer for the FC Barcelona. In a team in which they prevail the technical midfield players, the Chilean is the attendant to contribute this harp and this deployment that does to remember to players of his profile that already triumphed like Barcelona, as Seydou Keita or Paulinho.

According to the data of a study made by Opt and shared by Squawka Football, Arturo Vidal is the player with more 'tacklings' (entrances) of Europe in the last ten years. The Chilean midfield player made a total of 1.326 entrances, being the absolute leader of the European continent in this appearance.

Filipe Luís (1.269), Dani Alves (1.245), Valon Behrami (1.206), Lucas Leiva (1.198), Blaise Matuidi (1.180), Pablo Zabaleta (1.171), Jérémy Toulalan (1.168), Gabi (1.106) and César Azpilicueta (1.099) are the footballers that follow to Arturo Vidal inside the classification of the 'tackles'.

Important in the Barça

Arturo Vidal is vital for Ernesto Valverde, since it offers a profile of game very distinct to the rest of midfield players of the team. A profile that the Txingurri sees very important for depend on what split, since it offers a physical deployment, a harp and an intensity that complement well with other more technical footballers as they can be Arthur or Frenkie of Jong.

To his 32 years, the Chilean seems that it lives a second youth in the FC Barcelona. The injuries of knee that suffered does a pair of years did that the Bayern of Munich left him go out course to the Camp Nou without too many complications, but the risk that ran the club culé was worthwhile. Arturo Vidal won to the barcelonismo to base of harp and showed that, in spite of the idea to bet by the jugones and the possession, can be a complement ideal for his mates.

In fact, recently it recognised in Sport that can contribute distinct nuances to the game of the Barça. "It is clear that many times play players very alike. It sees something like this. But my function, my game, is different to the of them. I have to attack, defend, visit a lot of metres in the field and always playing to the maximum. Have qualities very different to the ones of Arthur, Busquets, Of Jong... Ivan also is more resembled what do I but also plays different", commented.

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