THE THIRD CENTRAL DEFENDER
Ronald Araújo, the central defender who has earned Koeman's trust
Published:23/09/2020 - 20:55h
Updated:23/09/2020 - 20:55h
No everything are bad news for the line defender of the FC Barcelona, Ronald Araújo, the canterano, has showed a big level and some very good physical aptitudes
When we speak of players of the filial that have fit to perfection in the first team led, this year, by Ronald Koeman, only can think in two names: Konrad de la Fuente and Ronald Araújo. In this occasion will speak of the central Uruguayan, of 21 years, that has surprised to the Dutch technician and that will have index card of the first team for the next season.
The FC Barcelona is not had to go back to commit the error of the sale of Thiago Alcántara. Player that stands out of the filial, player to the that rise the clause to quantities inasumibles for the big majority of the teams. The first was Ansu Fati, to the that protected with a clause of 400 million euros. In this case, Araújo happens to have a clause of rescission of 100 to 200 million euros.
The míster Dutch, perceives a lot of virtues futbolísticas in the central youngster. In the first place, it possesses an indisputable aerial power since it measures 1,91 metres of height. Also his forcefulness in the cut is of the like of Koeman, but, especially, in that in what it stands out is in his mental fortress and in the personality that carries it to not suffering in moments of high pressure.
The defender, been born in Rivera, in March of the 1999, already played his first meetings in the first team with Valverde and also with Setién. In the filial, directed by García Pepper, was indisputable headline in the defensive line. His big skill to control both legs and his command to finish of head, so much in attack as in defence, did it indisputable.
The origins of Ronald Araújo, the third head office of the Barça
In spite of being a player of the filial, has not been a footballer formed in The Farm. After standing out above his mates and rival in Boston River, the FC Barcelona interested by him and finished doing with his services in 2018 by something more than one million and half. The quantity still can go in increase if the player goes fulfilling with the aims that marked in this negotiation.