FACE TO FACE
THE COMPARISON: Lautaro Martínez vs. Memphis Depay
Published:11/09/2020 - 18:38h
Updated:12/09/2020 - 08:30h
FC Barcelona must sign a center forward for next season. The two players the club is betting on are Lautaro Martínez or Memphis Depay
To few weeks to begin a new edition of LaLiga, the Barça follows without having fichado a leading centre, his big priority in this market of signings, because of the next goodbye of Luis Suárez. The options that stir in Can Barça are clear: Lautaro Martínez or Memphis Depay. In 'FCBN', already launch a survey to know which likes you more. These are his data the past season
Lautaro is the most wanted player in Barcelona. Some characteristics of his game remember to the ones of Suárez in his stage in Liverpool, but no all. It does not treat of a predatory of area or of a player with a smell goleador excellent - how if it was it Suárez -, the Argentinian annotated 21 goals in 49 meetings the past season.
In spite of this, stands out by other aptitudes; has a very good capacity asociativa that it could adapt it quickly to the style and to the philosophy of the FC Barcelona. It is a very versatile player, moved away of the idea of leading heavy centre, nevertheless, enjoys of a good physicist that allows him, also, play of backs.
Finally, it is a forward delivered. It does not give a balloon by stray and struggles each possession from the minute zero to the ninety. This characteristic likes a lot in the Camp Nou, as the defensive implication of Luis Suárez had diminished a lot the last seasons. Besides, as in the case of the charrúa, also has good relation with Messi, his compatriot.
Two appearances plant to Memphis in a good position, with regard to Lautaro, to finish in the FC Barcelona. The first is the price. The negotiation with the Lyon for the traspaso of the Dutch, in spite of not being simple, will not be so complicated like the one of the Inter of Milan by the Argentinian. Also the experience and the fact to be a player contrasted are positive.
Memphis Is a player of personality, him leftover the character. Although it has been irregular in some stages of his career, is a player with a technical talent innegable. It grows in the important moments and likes him assume responsibility and leadership. His two big virtues: his versatility, that allows him play in the three profiles of attack, and a very powerful shot.
In spite of not being a leading centre like such, so only measures 1,76m, has characteristics of '9'. It is not the most decisive player of the planet, but if it is able to generate a lot of danger from three chambers. Besides, his powerful inferior train allows him hold balloons of backs to goal.