Juanmi Latasa in a match with Castilla


Ancelotti could find the ideal replacement for Benzema at Castilla

Published:2/08/2022 - 23:14h

Updated:2/08/2022 - 23:14h

A week and a half after the start of LaLiga, Real Madrid continues without reinforcing its lead. Despite only having Karim Benzema as '9', Carlo Ancelotti remains calm, although he knows he needs another center forward for the season

Calendar of FC Barcelona

After the exits of Luka Jovic and Borja Mayoral, in addition to the imminent course of Mariano Díaz, the Real Madrid has remained with Karim Benzema like his only centrodelantero for the 2022-23. Although Carlo Ancelotti desestimó the possibility of fichar another forward to the beginning of the pre-season, lto managerial 'merengue' knows that the tightened of the calendar in the next season will do that the rotations are compulsory, by which look for a '9' that it can lidiar with the role of acting of the French.

In this sense, in the last days planted to Swindle Werner in the orbit of the 'White House', but the German wants to leave Chelsea by a club in where have possibilities to be headline. It is thus that, according to the journalist Fabrizio Romano, the most viable options for the player of 26 years are RB Leipzig and Juventus, although the Newcastle also has added to the 'career' by the one of Sttugart in the last hours.

Like this the things, the shortage of options in the market could force to the Madrid to resort to the quarry for suplir to Benzema, at least, until the wintry market in January. In the Castilla, the most viable option is, for the time being, Juanmi Latasa. The forward of 21 years has converted 13 goals in 30 parties in the First RFEF and 4 in 8 games of the UEFA Youth League with the group directed by Raúl González.

Besides, Ancelotti already has summoned him for three parties of LaLiga the past season. The first of them was in the day in front of the Granada (victory home 1-0) and, afterwards, the '9' repeated called in the day 33 in Pamplona in front of the Osasuna (triumph 1-3). In the penultimate date of the championship, 'Carletto' went back to quote him and did him debut in field of the Cádiz, where played the last nine minutes of the party that culminated 1-1.

Latasa Travelled to United States, but did not play

The canterano formed part of turns it American of the Madrid, but did not play in any of the three friendly that the whites contested in North American floor. Ancelotti Preferred to give him opportunity to Eden Hazard to add minutes as 'false 9', although the Belgian showed to be still very far of his best version futbolística. This yes, the '7' arrived well of weight to the trainings, which already is a good symptom for the expectations of the technical body.

Like this the things, Juanmi Latasa follows very attentive to his options with the first team for the 2022-23. The forward stands out by his height and corpulencia, since it measures 1.92m and is used to to cost of this to impose conditions in the aerial game. Basses the orders of Raúl, Juanmi showed good foot and speed in the past campaign, by which, in front of the fault of options, is not an option descabellada for a Madrid that will depend more than ever of Benzema in the coming season.

Next match of FC Barcelona

Champions League | Vuelta
FC Barcelona

FC Barcelona - PSG

Tuesday, 16 of April of 2024 21:00h
Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
Buy tickets
Calendar FC Barcelona
Today highlights

Most read