If everything continues its course this Saturday, November 20, it will return Marcos Llorente placeholder image to be the owner with him Atlético de Madrid. A long-awaited return in the rojiblanco team because it is one of the players who were vital last season to win the league title.
A season in which the Madrilenian became the midfielder who participated in the most goals of the championship. He scored 12 goals and distributed 11 assists. 23 goals from Atlético de Madrid that came from his boots and that gave Simeone’s team some key points to end up being champion.
This campaign Marcos He has only been able to play 11 games. He was injured in the last minutes of the match against him Barcelona when sprinting for a split ball. That prevented him from going with the Spanish selection to play the UEFA Nations League in the previous national team break. He returned the day of Liverpool, left 11 minutes and relapsed from the injury. For this reason the medical services in this case have been very careful because they do not want the player to miss more matches. On Saturday he will be one month off the pitch.
A lap that faces several challenges. The first will be to recover the scoring nose. So far he has not been able to see the door, and he has tried. In fact, he threw a ball that crashed into the post in front of him. Athletic. At this stage of last season he had already four goals, and he was becoming indisputable for him. Cholo. Three of the first eleven games came from the bench, and only completed three games. Something unthinkable now.
The other challenge will be to distribute assists again. Has not yet found any with the Atlético de Madrid this season. Well actually gave one against him Spanish a Lemar, but the referee canceled it for a positional offside of Luis Suarez. And then he gave two with Spain in the first national team break. So you have a pending account.
The last challenge that he has to make up for is to achieve it as a lane. The low of Trippier for about the next month, and the good time of From Paul and the return of Lemar They make us think that the next games will be added a little later. Away from the area, he contributes less goal and less assists as is normal. Now he could have a few games ahead of him to try to contribute the same from that position. If it succeeds Luis Enrique he would rub his hands …