17 February 2012

[Ex-player] Koeman: "Alexis is the perfect player for Barça"

The mythical centre-back of Barça reviewed the present time azulgrana and came undone in commendations toward Alexis.

Holland and Barcelona. A country and a city associated with the same idea of football, that have been nurtured in its historical symbiosis of the best players and coaches. One of these is and will idol of FC Barcelona. Ronald Koeman told the publication La Tercera and reviewed the current Barca, with special emphasis on Alexis. Koeman loves Alexis : "I've seen very well. I saw the game against Bayer Leverkusen and was one of the best in the field. It has adapted very well to the system of Barca, fits perfectly into the scheme and gives many variations to the technician. I think what best portrays him is the fact that it is a player who always goes in depth. That's the kind of game that needs this Barcelona for more variants. In this template there are many players who like to have the ball, but Sanchez gives the team more. With his quickness gives other resources. Control the ball well in speed, faces, ... " The Dutch defender admitted he did not know much of the boy wonder, "Do not know much about him because I saw little or nothing when he played in the Italian league. But now I was pleasantly surprised, I have seen many good games in Barcelona and is proving which is a good fit. Alexis is the perfect player for what he wants Barça. The Chilean has different qualities to the rest of the players of the club and that's always good. "

In more general issues about their vision and their relationship with Barça, Koeman spoke about the performance of Guardiola's team and the fans. "It's not easy to enter the orbit of an institution like Barcelona, ​​especially with the level he has shown in recent years. Barcelona needs players like Sanchez, who give their football variants. He understood perfectly the philosophy, what you want the club. The Spanish league has been very hard this season, because Real Madrid have made ​​an excellent campaign, has lost a few points on what you've done in Barcelona. has a considerable distance, but there are several dates. That yes , Barcelona has proved a powerful team against Madrid, for something he has won almost all direct confrontations. (via SPORT)