“I’ve always said half a yard at the near post is better than two or three yards at the back post because invariably the ball doesn’t get there.
“And if it does, defenders turn, spin and close you down.
“The timing of his run, he’s on his toes, Thiago [Silva] played alongside him at Paris Saint-Germain, he knows exactly how he does it, when he tries to time it, you could see that, talk about knowing your players, great defending.
“Normally, against most defenders he might have got there in front, nicked it and he would’ve got a block in.
Published at Mon, 26 Oct 2020 05:30:00 +0000