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Danilo’s performance is better as a midfielder

Thu 05 November 2020 | 18:43

Danilo Pereira asserts he is not regarded as a defender and Portugal instructor Fernando Santos approves too, while PSG boss Thomas Tuchel has a total various opinion.

Portugal coach Santos says the reporters on Thursday: "With enormous respect for my PSG colleague [Tuchel], Danilo is a

midfielder for me

.”

"He can play centre-back on occasions, just like William [Carvalho], but my opinion is that he is a

midfielder

and will continue to be a midfielder.”

"But that doesn't mean I'm right."

 

Fernando Santos participates in the discussion about Danilo Pereira's role in the Paris Saint-Germain squad. He believes that the Portugal international is considered as a midfielder.

In October, Danilo united PSG on credit from Porto. He has been playing at centre-back in

four of his five

performances so far.

Instructor Thomas Tuchel has replaced Marquinhos as a defender, in Danilo's preferred central midfield position, who explains his coach as "the heart and soul of our team" as offering the new comer"

has all the qualities

" to play more professionally.

"Being a defender is not my job," he reiterated Telefoot. "I'm a

midfielder.

The coach asks me to play at centre-back, so I do what the coach asks me to do.”

"I know the basic role of a defender. I'm trying to get used to it. My team-mates help me a lot to find my bearings in defence."

Portugal coach Santos says the reporters on Thursday: "With enormous respect for my PSG colleague [Tuchel], Danilo is a midfielder for me.”

"He can play centre-back on occasions, just like William [Carvalho], but my opinion is that he is a midfielder and will continue to be a midfielder.”

"But that doesn't mean I'm right."

 Danilo’s performance is better in his midfield place in the Champions League so far this season.

 


source: SportMob
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