Nabil Fekir, during a match of Betis

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Fekir: "Messi is one of those players who make football like"

Published:30/12/2019 - 00:11h

Updated:30/12/2019 - 01:26h

Nabil Fekir was one of the great signings of Real Betis last summer. French midfielder praised Leo Messi in a recent interview

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The past summer, the Real Betis suffered the important drop of Giovani Celso, that signed by the Tottenham Hotspur that in that moment trained Mauritius Pochettino. To replace to the crack Argentinian, the group bético was to look for to another footballer of big level: Nabil Fekir, the big star of the Olympique of Lyon, that arrived in return of some 25 million euros.

Since, the French has turned into one of the references in Benito Villamarín by the tremenda quality that treasures in his boots. His tremenda skill in the driving, his vision of game, his capacity goleadora and the glove that has in his left-handed has done that, saving the distances, compare him with Leo Messi.

This week, the international French has conceded an interview with Telefoot in which it has answered to said comparisons in which they highlight the similarities in the style of game of both. "We seem us regarding the style of game, but care, am not to his level. We are actors that give him enjoy to the viewers", manifested.

Fekir Admitted that it resembles Messi in some appearances and next happened to elogiar to the Argentinian star of the FC Barcelona. "I seem me in some things. We are players that likes to see. Messi is of this type of players that does that it like us the football", affirmed, on a footballer that already has six Balloons of Gold in his vitrinas.

Also it spoke of his compatriot Ferland Mendy, left side of the Real Madrid, of the that said that "I expect that it become the best of the world". Besides, it gave his eleven ideal: Neuer; Dani Alves, Sergio Bouquets, Nesta, Mendy; Cristiano Ronaldo, Xavi, Iniesta, Neymar, Messi; and Ronaldo Nazario, although finally it opted by Zinedine Zidane in place of Neymar.

Fekir Was in the orbit of the Barcelona

Nabil Fekir, to his 26 years, has a dilated path in the Olympique of Lyon. In fact, the technical office of the FC Barcelona​ followed him during years and turned him into an alternative to reinforce the forward, although finally the traspaso never arrived to concretise. His quality and his polivalencia are attributes that liked a lot of him.

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