RIVALDO ALSO TALKED ABOUT COUTINHO
Rivaldo, against Griezmann: "He reminds me Coutinho. He must commit more"
Published:19/03/2020 - 15:00h
Updated:19/03/2020 - 17:41h
Rivaldo took advantage of this break due to the coronavirus to charge against Antoine Griezmann, who is not meeting expectations at Barça. The Brazilian compared the Frenchman to Philippe Coutinho, who was also not up to the task
Rivaldo Always is to the so much of all what sucede in the FC Barcelona and never leaves to happen the opportunity to give his opinion when it touches. In this occasion, the ex player barcelonista referred to the performance that is giving Antoine Griezmann since it arrived pertinent of the Athletic of Madrid. Taking advantage of this stop by fault of the coronavirus in which the footballers go to have a time to order his ideas, the one of Recife criticised the performance of the French.
"Of a champion of the very adapted world to the Spanish football expected a greater impact, especially this season in which it is not already the own Coutinho, that neither is Suárez or that Dembélé does not play by injury", commented the also ex of the Sportive of the Coruña. But the Brazilian did not leave it here and even compared to the Frenchman with Philippe Coutinho, that neither fulfilled with the expectations in his first year in the club.
"Griezmann Still can mark the differences, but his first season remembers me to the one of Coutinho", signalled for Betfair. In spite of everything, the ex mediapunta trusts that Antoine him of the turn to the tortilla when it was more adapted to the team. "We have to expect to that adapt a bit more to the Barcelona, to his style and tactical system. Has spare quality to surrender to a good level", aimed.
One of the problems that indicated that has the ex rojiblanco is that it still has not engaged of the all with the Barcelona. Rivaldo Thinks that this is the first that it has to do to settle in the staff. "Griezmann Has to engage a bit more for really reach his best football and turn into a decisive player in the plans of Setién", admitted.
Rivaldo Trusts that Coutinho triumph in the Barça
The one of Recife also referred to Coutinho, that thinks that would have to struggle by a place in the Barça if at the end it had to remain in the team. The club will try to sell him, but already speaks of the option to keep it in case there are not good offers. "It has to litigate for continuing in the club and treat to convince to the Barcelona of his virtues. That would have to be his definite challenge. A form that it show his personality like player", affirmed.
Rivaldo Trusts that this experience in the Bundesliga have served him to his compatriot of face to his future in the Barcelona. The carioca believes in the possibilities of the ex of the Liverpool, but thinks that everything will depend on his character. "I expect that his experience in the Bundesliga have done him wake up and darse of the reality. That the Barça could be the ideal place for him, to shine of once in the European football. I follow believing in his capacities, but also will depend a lot of his mental fortress and of what want to show him to his critics", concluded.