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The reasons why Barça chose Raphinha ahead of Antony

Published:13/09/2022 - 15:03h

Updated:13/09/2022 - 15:03h

The FC Barcelona can give by satisfied right now in having to varied of the extremes more desequilibrantes of the European football. To the good form of Dembélé and the turn of Ansu, has added Raphinha, a signing chosen closely by Xavi

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The FC Barcelona revolutionised his staff in almost all the lines this summer and one of the contractings more ilusionantes definitely is being Raphinha. In almost 10 parties, including the ones of pre-season, the Brazilian is showing that from the economic and the sportive has been a bet hit by the Barcelona group, that had him in folder almost from the start of the 2022.

Xavi Hernández and the now technical secretary, Jordi Cruyff, have had from March the name of the Brazilian like his first option to reinforce the extremes. As it aims 'Sport' the Barça took in that moment his decision on the footballer of the Leeds United, after comparing it with Antony, player of the Ajax the past season and that finished arriving to the Manchester United by 100 'kilos' in the recently enclosed market of signings veraniego.

From the technical body and the dispatches studied to both footballers like the main candidates for this zone of the field, further of what could happen with Dembélé, that finished renewing the past month of June. The diagnostic futbolístico has been the hit for the Barça, at least by the showed by Raphinha in this start of season. The ex Rennes has showed like an already mature player, able to make also defensive works in the case that the on duty side pass to the attack.

The showed by Antony in Ámsterdam, and now in Manchester where recently debuted, is of a footballer that is used to to trust resolve only the actions when having space by in front, desconectándose of the rest of the attack of his team. The own Jordi Cruyff checked it in his trips to see it in action in the Eredivisie and in the Champions League. Another point for for Raphinha is his capacity to be an extreme that can play by the two bands.

The now player of the Barça, that a year backwards Deco put in the table of the technical office culé, finish landing in the Camp Nou thanks to his firm intention to get dressed of Barcelona. This even did that Raphinha descartara offers with a much higher index card like the ones of Chelsea, Liverpool or Arsenal, that besides arrived to have an agreement with the Leeds before that the Barça.

And a good business also

From the financial the team culé also has gone out with advantage. Raphinha, that seems by in front of Antony in the consideration of Tite in Brazil, finished arriving to the Camp Nou in return of 58 million euros, very far of what paid the United to the Ajax, although it also is true in another moment and other circumstances. After an abysmal start of season in Old Trafford the English finished paying 95 million euros to the Ajax, more other five in variables for a total of 42 million difference between the two contractings.

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