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The debate of Digne about Messi, an idol but also his tougher rival

Published:15/05/2020 - 09:49h

Updated:15/05/2020 - 09:49h

Lucas Digne has given an interview to Everton's official media, and has talked about Leo Messi. The french has confessed an internal debate about the argentinian, because he is the player who has made him enjoy the most but also his toughest rival

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Leo Messi is giving that speak this week, in which it has called the attention of fans and experts. The captain of the FC Barcelona has been protagonist in the turn of LaLiga to the trainings, and also by several interviews in which it has analysed the sportive actuality. The crack has thought on the crisis of the coronavirus, the return of the football, the market of signings, the preparation of the staff or the Champions League.

And the one who has mentioned him directly has been Lucas Digne, that has done a review of his path in a conversation with the official media of the Everton. The one of Meaux happened two seasons in the Camp Nou and could not consolidate in the left side, but yes has done it after his mudanza to the Premier League because it has found his place in the band of Goodison Park, where already is an authentic reference.

The French has recognised that has an internal debate on the '10', that, by a part, is the player that more has done him enjoy. In his two campaigns in the City Condal, the carrilero contested 46 parties (two goals and three assistances) and had the privilege to share changing room with the one of Rosario. Between other questions, this served him to admire him and to add to his list of winners a League, two Glasses of Rey and a Supercopa of Spain.

But at the same time, the Frenchman has explained that the Barcelona is his harder rival, and has done reference to two clashes that lived when it played in the Rome. In the phase of groups of the Champions League 2015-16, the Italians resisted in the Olympic Stadium, in which it registered a 1-1, but the personal duel lost it the ex of the PSG in his visit to the coliseo barcelonista, where Leo contributed two so many and an assistance in a rotundo 6-1.

"Definitely, it has been my more demanding opponent, is very difficult to confront you to him. It is simply incredible. You have to keep you focused in him at all times. You have to have care, look all the while. Has the capacity to take decisions faster that all the other players in the field", has explained, ensuring that it is a guarantee like mate but a torture for the defences that try to brake him.

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His traspaso to the Everton facilitated to the Barça a big played in the market of signings and to the defender a sportive explosion very expected in his career. The culés gave gone out to a footballer that cost 16,5 million euros and was sold by 20,2 'kilos' more variable, and the 'toffees' have enjoyed him since. The terracing adores him and the crack is showing his best version, that has carried him to aim five targets and 11 assistances in 67 meetings.

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