Enzo Fernández in the play of his goal against Mexico (2-0)


Enzo Fernández showed why he would be the perfect midfielder for Barça

Published:27/11/2022 - 09:05h

Updated:27/11/2022 - 09:05h

Enzo Fernández justified his presence in the World Cup with a great goal that served to seal the victory against Mexico (2-0). The Benfica midfielder is shaping up to be an interesting option for FC Barcelona, ​​although his price is on the rise

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The Benfica bet in summer by Enzo Fernández, young Argentinian talent that came to shine in River Plate of Marcelo Gallardo in his only complete year with the group 'millionaire'. The Portuguese paid 12 million euros more 6 in variables, a figure that could turn into an authentic bargain considering his age and projection. With his golazo in front of Mexico (2-0), the player of 21 years outlines like an interesting option for the FC Barcelona of face to the summer of 2023.

In front of the possible exit of Sergio Busquets, the group directed by Xavi Hernández finds in the research of a '5' born and Enzo has the ideal characteristics for the place. Well it was as double pivote or in a line of three, the one of Saint Martín has showed an excellent handle, driving, recovery, gone and turn and criterion to project to the attack, in addition to an excellent hit with his right leg.

His go through River of Gallardo allowed him adapt to an offensive diagram in a team that prioritised the possession of balloon and the high pressure like main arms to dominate the parties. The Benfica him 'fished' in summer and already is fixed for the technical Roger Schmidt, the one who has put him in 24 parties (2.029 minutes) in which it adds 3 goals and 5 assistances, two of his so many keys to surpass to the Midtjylland in the last previous phase of the Champions.

The lusos attained to remain with the leadership of a group in which they competed hand manually with Paris Saint-Germain and left backwards to the Juventus, with Fernández like titling in five of the six parties (lost the last by accumulation of cards). Lionel Scaloni convinced to carry him to Qatar after the double date FIFA of September in front of Honduras and Jamaica, showing his good understanding with Leo Messi.

The maturity, another of his attributes

In spite of his youth, the Argentinian has showed an enormous maturity from his arrival to the European elite. After the triumph in front of Mexico, Fernández commented: "This group goes to represent to the Argentinians of the best way. We want to achieve a victory more than is very important for us", said after manifesting his joy by the so much achieved. The Barça will follow attentive to his projection, although it is clear that his exit will not be at all simple (has agreement until 2027 and his value in Transfermarkt already reaches the 35 'kilos').

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