The battle of Araujo

The battle of Araujo

Ronald araujo He is facing his second season as a first team player. The Uruguayan center-back was one of the great joys that Barça took home last season, but injuries prevented him from establishing a foothold in the eleven.

The charra likes a lot Ronald Koeman, who knows better than anyone what is required to play in that position in the Barcelona. But nevertheless, Ronald going to have what

e fight to get a place in the eleven. Barcelona has strengthened that position during the winter market and right now they have six players who can act as center-backs without blinking. That is, without moving from its natural habitat. If not, putting people like

Sergio Busquets


Frenkie de Jong

, the list is considerably longer. To this day, the


has to

Gerard piqu


Clment Lenglet


Samuel Umtiti


scar Mingueza


Ronald araujo


Eric Garcia

. Six footballers for two positions. Ideally, this payroll would stay at four, but it seems unlikely.

The one with the most ballots to get out of those six footballers is

Samuel Umtiti

. Everything points to the French ending up leaving Barcelona this summer. Thus, the team will be left with five players, of which one –


– He could have many minutes acting as a side. They are all international, so Koeman cannot have a complaint. You have material to work with.

Specific job

Knowing how expensive the minutes are going to be, Araujo has been doing specific work during the summer. Injuries stole great moments from him last season. He could not take full advantage of Piqu’s loss because he himself was also nurse meat. Nor was he able to enjoy the Copa America experience with his team for the same reasons. That is why he has been doing specific work during the summer. From Germany, he is confident in his options for this course. “This year I am more mature, more experienced,” he says.

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