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The aftermath of the World Cup is always complicated to manage, and this is confirmed, whether for stars like Neymar with Paris Saint-Germain, or also for unknown players who dazzled the world during the tournament, like Sofyan Amrabat with the Morocco. Author of incredible performances throughout the winter with the Atlas Lions, the 26-year-old midfielder was one of the great architects of his team’s stunning journey, the first African selection in history to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. But since his return to Fiorentina, the former Hellas Verona is struggling.
Amrabat « unrecognizable »
This weekend he was at the center of criticism after the Viola’s defeat against Torino. The great Italian daily The Gazzetta dello Sport offered him a mark of 4.5/10, with a harsh comment: « Unrecognizable compared to the Amrabat of the World Cup » for the one who was replaced in the 54th minute of play. Since his return, he has not he has still not won the league, his team having only won against Sassuolo in a match where he remained in full … on the bench. Its president had recently declared it as untransferable for this transfer window, despite the interest of Atlético Madrid. This weekend, he was present in the stands of the Camp Nou during the match between Barça and Getafe. A sign of a departure for Spain this winter? For that, it will certainly be necessary to raise the head.
Fiorentina’s Moroccan midfielder Sofyan Amrabat has been struggling since the start of the year after his extraordinary World Cup. He was taken off after only 54 minutes against Torino.