By Jack Gallagher
Vitor Roque has named Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and teen Lamine Yamal because the Barcelona star he is excited to play with when he joins the membership.
Boat confirmed the £52 million buy of the proficient Roque from Atletico Paranaense, however the golf equipment have agreed that the striker will solely be a part of his new staff in January – provided Barcelona manage to register the youngster’s contract due to wage gap restrictions.
The 18-year-old is set to be a part of Barcelona as one of the vital extremely regarded younger gamers on the earth thanks to his splendid type in Brazil. Despite his tender age, Roque scored a formidable 20 targets in 41 appearances through the 2023 season.
Talking withWorld of sport earlier than his switch, Roque was requested which gamers he can be most excited to work alongside: “Lewandowski, Raphinha, now Lamine. It will probably be very particular to play with all of them.”
Roque is doubtless to exchange legendary striker Lewandowski in assault when he joins Barca, with the Polish worldwide now 35 years outdated and at the moment dealing with an ankle damage which has seen him miss the final three video games.
Like Lewandowski, Roque has been just lately dealing with an ankle injury – suffered in a latest match towards Internacional. The younger striker was stretchered off through the match, however needed to clarify that his restoration is progressing nicely.
“I’m very nicely, I’m recovering nicely, my restoration is optimum. I’m very younger, so this additionally helps quite a bit,” he defined.
“Every day I am going to the sports activities centre, I do physiotherapy, I all the time have two classes and typically I additionally get remedy right here at night time. I’ve the concept of enjoying for Atletico once more. If every thing goes nicely with his restoration, I believe he will play [before the end of the season].”
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