Álvaro Sanz, the subsidiary’s multipurpose knife

Alvaro Sanz (20 years) entered for the first time in the list of summoned of the first team of the Barça to be measured at Alaves and the Aragonese footballer could have the opportunity to debut this Saturday at the Camp Nou. The rise of Sergi Barjuan as an interim technician and the numerous casualties in the squad have opened the doors for a Alvaro that he will seek to contribute his versatility and tireless work if they give him the alternative.

Arrived at Barça in 2015 as a cadet, Alvaro Sanz He always played in the lower categories of the Barça club as a pivot but it was in the subsidiary, hand in hand with Garcia Pepper, where he was confirmed as a player capable of also performing at a high level as a right back. The plague of injured in the Barça B last season he made him an emergency winger and Alvaro responded like a charm. He consolidated as a starter in the right lane of the defense, playing 15 games in which he distributed two assists, but a fracture in the fifth metatarsal of the left foot prevented him from playing the final stretch of the course.

This season, already fully recovered from his injury, Alvaro Sanz has been one of the key pieces in the schemes of Sergi Barjuan at Barça B and the Les Franqueses coach also wanted to exploit his multidisciplinary side. Till the date, Alvaro He has played nine games with the subsidiary and has already played in three different positions: two games as a right back, two as an inside and five as a pivot, his natural position. In all of them it has performed with solvency and Sergi he knows that he is a reliable footballer if he has to jump onto the pitch.

Despite the fact that many did not consider him as a candidate player to reach the Camp Nou, Alvaro Sanz It has shown that it can be a useful piece based on effort and constant dedication and its call with the first team is a reward more than deserved.

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