Liverpool have been targeting the Brazilian midfielder Andre Trindade from past few months now. The player’s current club, Fluminense are taking longer than usual to make this move possible. This scenario has led to Liverpool switch attention from Andre Trindade to a 20 year old midfielder from Rb Salzburg. His name is Lucas Gourna-Douath. The young Frenchman is yet another player who can arrive at Anfield from the Austrian club. Players like Sadio Mane, Naby Keita, Takumi Minamino and Dominik Szoboszlai have played for Rb Salzburg and then joined the Reds.
Moreover, the young midfielder is over 6 foot tall and has a considerable amount aerial presence when it comes to winning duels in the air. In addition to that, Gourna-Douath has won 2.73 aerial duels per match in the past 12 months. This has placed him in the top 4% of that metric in European leagues and this is a plus point for him.
Is it a wise decision?Liverpool switch attention from Andre Trindade to another player: The Frenchman looks promising.
As per empireofthekop, several top tier scouts have admired the young midfielder’s attributes. These attributes and traits are going to make him stand out from other players. He possesses a high football IQ and maturity. Plus he has got athleticism and is technically capable enough to anticipate any move beforehand. In addition to that , he is a tireless runner with an excellent work rate. This last attribute of him reminds us of James Milner, who was a machine in the midfield.
These all attributes are surely a point of attraction for any team. If he arrives at Anfield, his capabilities are gonna help Jurgen Klopp and his team achieve remarkable results. Moreover, he’s already playing in the champions league group stage with Rb Salzburg. So he’s also got the experience of high level football other than his league.
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