Like this it plays ivan rakitic, the new signing of the fc barcelona 2014 15

Like this it plays Rakitic, the new signing of the Barça 2014-15

Like this it plays Rakitic, the new signing of the Barça 2014-15

Published:16/06/2014 - 18:39h


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The FC Barcelona has ensured the arrival of a mediocentro different to which has Luis Enrique in the staff. Ivan Rakitic is a very vertical interior that, with a big ease in playing to the first touch, dominates the two legs and is used to to manufacture passes in depth

If something differentiates to Ivan Rakitic of the other midfield players of the FC Barcelona, as Busquets, Xavi or Iniesta, is definitely the verticality. The Croatian footballer is able to do it everything to greater speed and to look for fast solutions to create danger of the greater possible form to the rival goal. With a big command of the two legs, is used to to be attentive to the desmarques of his mates to generate precise passes in depth, something that Pedro Rodríguez, Alexis Sánchez and Leo Messi will appreciate in the case that the two first finish forming part of the staff 2014-15.

Rakitic Is perfectly able to control the possession and balance to the team combining in short with his mates, but also possesses the virtue to give a complete twist to the played to assume risks with passes in long and walls. It can play in the two positions of interior, of mediapunta and even in the zone of extreme, taking into account that it is faster of what seems thanks to his stride. Precisely one of his big virtues is the arrival to the rival area, that steps with ease to arm fast shots from the frontal or assist to his mates with the last pass.

Besides, it does not go badly of head and is an authentic specialist in the played to unemployed balloon, taking out centres that arrive measured already was from a fault or a corner. The main problem that will have in the FC Barcelona is that it will not have of a lot of mates that can finish his aerial balloons. In any case, Luis Enrique would wish to strengthen in the team this characteristic and the possible arrival of Marquinhos would contribute to this, since the aerial game is definitely one of his main virtues.

Finally, in the defensive section, the signing of Rakitic is a tarpaulin taking into account the big intensity to which plays the Croatian player. It is fast of movements, by what the pressure advanced that practises the FC Barcelona will allow him recover a lot of balloons and arm fast counterattacks. In definite, an authentic "bargain" in return of 19 million euros.

Carlos Domínguez

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