PEDRI HAS WON KOEMAN'S CONFINDENCE
Koeman is delighted with Pedri's character and intelligence
Published:29/09/2020 - 00:48h
Updated:29/09/2020 - 01:53h
Pedri debuted with Barça in LaLiga this past Sunday against Villarreal. The canary was a substitute and came out in the second half, leaving several details on the field. Koeman is delighted with what he is seeing and it seems that he will have a lot of it
"I am very happy for having to Ansu Fati and to Pedri. The two have big future", commented Ronald Koeman this past Sunday, after the victory against the Villarreal. With these words, the Dutch trainer left very clear that the Canarian is winning day in day out a place in his FC Barcelona. In front of the ones of Unai Emery was not headline, but yes had more than 20 minutes in the second part to première with the culés in LaLiga.
The one of Tegueste answered to the confidence of the Dutch giving a good performance and showing that in no case they go to weigh him the 17 years that has. The Tenerifean played easy, was effective in each touch that it gave and left some pass to the first touch that it left clear that it can be so virtuoso like intelligent. It is precisely this intelligence in his game and this capacity to assimilate concepts what more is liking to Koeman until the moment.
The technician of Zaandam is loved with what is seeing of the ex of The Palms and values a lot of the very that is understanding what want to of him on thefield . Besides, It is surprising him a lot and everything for well the fact that it wear out so much in defence. The footballers of talent do not are used to to work so much in defence as it would have to, but Pedri gives it all whenever has opportunity, something that likes a lot to his míster.
Also it is positive for the ex seleccionador of Holland that Pedri can surrender in any one of the three positions of the mediapunta. The Canarian manages better in the central zone because it is not fast, but his skill and his intelligence do that it can fall to any one of the two bands. Has a big vision of game and a handle of spectacular balloon, by what could be useful where the trainer put him.
Pedri, by in front of Riqui Puig and Aleñá
All this confidence saw reflected in the Camp Nou the Sunday against the Villarreal. In spite of carrying only some weeks in the Barcelona and to be lower of age, Koeman did not doubt in taking out him to the field before that other youngsters more curtidos like Riqui Puig or Carles Aleñá. With this movement, the Dutch left clear that right now the Tenerifean could be by in front of both in the rotation.
So much Riqui like Aleñá go to have to show that they deserve more the minutes that a Pedri that could not have arrived better to the Barça. The ex canterano of The Palms has the talent, the intelligence and the character that needs to triumph in a club like the barcelonista. Besides, it has the backrest of his technician, that could follow giving him minutes this week in the meetings in front of the Celtic of Vigo and the Seville.
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