Gerard Pique has spoken extremely of recent Barcelona defender Inigo Martinez, significantly hailing the participant’s ‘character’.
Martinez joined Barcelona as a free agent initially of July, signing a two-year deal at Camp Nou following a massively profitable stint at Athletic Membership. The 32-year-old involves Barc with a wealth of La Liga expertise, having performed over 350 video games for each Athletic Membership and Actual Sociedad.
Chatting with EFE, legendary Barca defender Pique gave his ideas on the signing, hailing the participant’s skill on the ball and his character.
“I coincided with him within the Spanish nationwide workforce on some events, and he is a good participant who has been in La Liga for years. He has performed for each Actual Sociedad and Athletic Bilbao, two nice golf equipment in Spain, and he has a number of expertise,” Pique defined.
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“He handles the ball very effectively, he has an incredible foot and a number of character.
“With him, the centre-back place goes to be much more aggressive as a result of Ronald Araujo is there, Christensen is there, and Jules Kounde may play there. The workforce already confirmed final season that defensively they will compete at a excessive stage, and we hope it continues that manner.”
Martinez is one in all three signings that La Blaugrana have made to date this summer season, with Ilkay Gundogan additionally signing as a free agent following the expiration of his contract at Manchester Metropolis and the membership lately confirming Brazilian prodigy Vitor Roque – who is not going to arrive till 2024.
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