« He is not from this planet », a former OM player regales Europe!

Author of an exceptional match against Liverpool on Wednesday evening, Zambo Anguissa is adored by the Italian press this Thursday.

Wednesday evening, theOlympic Marseille came up against the harsh reality of the Champions League. Authors of an interesting first period in Tottenhamthe players of Igor Tudor made the mistake of too much at the start of the second half with the exclusion of Chancel Mbembaand if the Marseillais resisted, Richarlison came to smash their hopes with two headbutts in five minutes.

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A first in C1, against Liverpool

If everything is not to be thrown away – far from it – in this match, the OM supporters will still be able to console themselves with the performance of a former resident of the Marseille club. Because at the same time, Naples struck down liverpool (4-1) at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium, and André Zambo Anguissa (at OM between 2015 and 2018) is not for nothing.

A technical recital

Author of a monstrous performance in midfield for his very first match in the premier competition, the Cameroonian international (42 caps, 5 goals) ignited social networks with his performance. Roulettes, recoveries, deep passes, the former Marseillais even offered his very first goal in the colors of the Italian club following a perfectly played one-two with Zielinski (and a sleeping Reds defense).

A performance which is also reflected in impressive figures: 100% successful dribbles, 3 successful long passes (out of 3), 4 successful tackles, 71% won duels, 2 key passes. On loan last season from Villarreal, the 26-year-old signed with the Azzurri for good this summer for 15 million euros. He has become an indisputable starter there and is preparing for the World Cup in the best possible way.

The Italian press is under the spell

The Italian press is also unanimous about the performance of the Neapolitan midfielder. “He is physically and technically dominant, superb roulette on Fabinho”writes the Gazzetta dello Sport who credited it with the rating of 8. It’s an 8.5 for Il Mattino who does not hesitate to get carried away. « He’s not human, he’s not from this planet. Milner looked like a kid from soccer school to him. He has the fantasy, the volume of play, the vision of the game. And he scores”. Hard to imagine this a few years ago, but Zambo Anguissa is slowly becoming Italy’s darling.

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