POOR LEVEL IN THE BARÇA
Betis studies Junior Firpo's return in the summer!
Published:19/03/2020 - 20:01h
Updated:19/03/2020 - 20:12h
Junior Firpo is not offering the level expected of him at the beginning of the season at Barça. In Seville they are already speculating about his possible return to Betis
Junior Firpo arrived to the FC Barcelona the past summer on request expresses of Ernesto Valverde. The technician extremeño asked a left side to compete with Jordi Alba and the Hispanic-dominican, because of his offensive profile, his physicist portentoso and his knowledge of LaLiga after his go through the Real Betis, went the elected in consensus between sportive direction and technical body.
Curiously, the Txingurri was sacked in January and the one who arrived to relieve him was Quique Setién, a trainer that knew to perfection to Junior Firpo of his stage in the Real Betis. With the Cantabrian, the same that with the extremeño, the side culé is having opportunities to play, but sees him tremendously unsure and his performance is very underneath of the offered in Benito Villamarín.
The provision offered by the Hispanic-dominican do not convince of the all and several sectors of the Catalan press affirm that one of the aims of the FC Barcelona in the next window estival of signings goes to be precisely the one to bring to a left side. Something that does to understand of indirect form that the Barcelona club would contemplate the exit of the ex bético hardly a year after his arrival.
According to the informations published during the present week by Sportive Stadium, the Real Betis would contemplate the possible return of Junior Firpo of face to the next season. The Andalusian group explains at present with two left sides in the staff, Àlex Moreno and Alfonso Pedraza, but the continuity of the second is not ensured and in Benito Villamarín are very pending of his ex player.
Junior Firpo arrived to the FC pertinent Barcelona of the group bético the past summer, in an operation that closed in 18 million fixed euros more other 12 in variables. To tackle his rrgreso, in the group sevillano would be opened so much to close a cesion as to a traspaso that did not have an especially high cost, possibly inferior to the that the culés paid.
Poor performance of Junior Firpo in the Barça
The virtues that Junior Firpo showed to have in the Real Betis seem to have remained entirely diluted in the FC Barcelona. Since the physical qualities and technicians already showed them in Benito Villamarín, his problem in the Camp Nou seems to be mental. The pressure to play in a big is affecting him, what carries him to commit important errors and to lose the confidence of the technicians.