19 Sep PSG vs Real Madrid:’Scary’ Karim Benzema among the most underrated players on the planet, states Thomas Tuchel
With Cristiano Ronaldo no more in the heart, the danger of this Frenchman is elevated on that the German’s record of concerns
Paris Saint-Germain head trainer Thomas Tuchel has maintained Real Madrid ahead Karim Benzema is among the most underrated players on the world, pointing into the striker’s diverse skillset as that which sets him apart from other recognized centre-forwards.
PSG host the Spanish side on Wednesday with powerful aspirations – the Ligue 1 powerhouse making it their mission in late years to raise the Champions League trophy, as evidenced by their signing of world-class celebrities like Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.
Cash doesn’t guarantee victory, but together with PSG having failed to make it beyond the quarter-finals because Qatar Sports Investments occurred on the club in 2011.
And while Real Madrid dropped arguably the biggest celebrity in football, Cristiano Ronaldo, to Juventus this past year, the French champions’ boss Tuchel is becoming more worried by the danger posed by Los Blancos’ most important man Benzema, whom he believes will not receive the credit he deserves.
“It seems as though he has been in Real Madrid for 25 years” Tuchel stated of this Frenchman, who has scored four goals in four Liga looks this year. “We watched him against Levante and it is scary — he is among the most underrated players on the planet.
“He is top course and very tough to defend against since he does not just play as a number nine. He goes broad, he goes anywhere. He’s got a great deal of quality and spans well, he is great at headers… what more could I say?”
With Benzema returning to his native France for the Champions League clash he will have the opportunity to catch-up with former Actual goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who changed the Santiago Bernabeu to get Parc des Princes in summer time transfer window.
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The Costa Rican’s new manager admits it will be a special reunion for its 32-year old, but is counting on his goalkeeper’s encounter against his former side.
“Obviously it is unique because of him,” Tuchel explained. “He was Real Madrid’s goalkeeper for quite a while and had a good deal of success because team.
“The goalkeeper position in particular since you need to take responsibility for your errors alone, but he is very powerful emotionally — that is why he played Real Madrid and I am happy he is with us. He is always smiling, he is composed and has a fantastic soul”