Real: Valverde, Ancelotti see Gerrard

the 02/10/2022 3:25 p.m.

Decisive on several occasions in recent weeks, midfielder Federico Valverde (24 years old, 6 games and 3 goals in La Liga this season) is changing dimensions with Real Madrid. Recently, the Uruguayan was compared to Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard by fellow countryman Luis Suarez. Merengue coach Carlo Ancelotti validated this comparison on Saturday at a press conference.

« Yes, I agree. He has a lot of Gerrard things in him. It’s very good for him to be compared to a player who has been so successful. I believe that Federico has everything to reach this level and go even higher », slipped the Italian. It is up to the South Americans to manage this new status…

(By Romain Lantheaume)

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