The worst omen about Griezmann and Barcelona
Published:16/11/2019 - 14:39h
Updated:16/11/2019 - 15:50h
Antoine Griezmann is having a hard time adapting to the FC Barcelona schemes. Eric Olhats, former French advisor, confessed that he had advised against the club culé
After three months of official competition, Antoine Griezmann is not fulfilling with the expectations that his signing generated in the moment to produce . Ernesto Valverde sighed by the signing of the French since Neymar left but, once has achieved to have it in his team, has not attained to find him the position that adapt to his skills.
Eric Olhats, ex agent of the French forward of the FC Barcelona, went through the microphones of RMC and ensured that the problem is precisely that Griezmann does not play in his natural position like mediapunta by the centre. Thus, the ex adviser of the international Frenchman invited him to look for solutions to adapt the best that can to his new role.
"Surely there is a relation of cause and effect with his performances and the experience that is living in Barcelona in this moment. It finds in a new situation, in which it situates in a band and no longer plays in the axis. Therefore it has to look for new points of reference in his game", commented Olhats on his ex represented.
"If Griezmann had been to my charge, do not think that had been so crazy for going to Barcelona"
On the other hand, the ex agent of Griezmann left to fall that, if it still was to his services, there was him desaconsejado totally to the French go to the FC Barcelona. "If it had been to my charge, do not think that had been so crazy for going to Barcelona", said, without pelos in the tongue, Olhats.
Besides, has clear that, so that Griezmann succeed, would have to "play in a position that suited him... But I am not Valverde neither are what planned for him or what said him when they were to ficharlo". Olhats Remarked that it does not surprise him this situation. "I am a bit sad by this situation. It knew that it went to be difficult for Griezmann. I seat that they sold him a project where went to occupy a put chord to his qualities and in relation with Messi, but the things do not have sucedido according to the planned", said.
The ex adviser of the 'principito' wanted to clear also that Griezmann has a good character and that his personality is not, with all security, the problem of his adaptation. "I know that the problem is not neither in the temperament neither in the form to be of Antoine. Always it will treat to be the most conciliatory possible. Therefore, it can be necessary that go back to play in his ancient position in place to put it in a band", concluded.
The importance to play in the centre
It is true that in the Real Sociedad, Griezmann played of extreme. However, it transformed in one of the best players of the planet when so much in the French selection as in the Athletic of Madrid centred his position and happened to play by behind the tip. This difference can do that the Frenchman happen to be a good player to one of the best.