What does the arrival of Dani Alves for Thomas Meunier at PSG?

Since the arrival of Dani Alves was a right back too much in Paris. It is, finally, Serge Aurier that his stuff takes.

Thomas Meunier © Belga Image

When it was announced that Thomas Meunier for PSG had signed, many feared that he is not out of the shadow of Serge Aurier would get. The Ivorian back, in addition to his extrasportieve antics (on the social media, he called Laurent Blanc ‘a wimp’), a European reference to a position where the fixed values are always rare. And yet: Meunier clears the upper hand and got a place in the basiself of PSG in the most important games of the season.

And now Aurier so to Tottenham. He was third choice become after Dani Alves in the French capital was perched.

Meunier seems to be back on the bank to end up as a duplicate, but the Red Devil is not yet convicted, because his trainer is called Unai Emery. The Basque coach has always had admiration for the Belgian, who he previously like to go to Seville had been achieved.

Certainly in the matches with direct elimination opted Emery often for two backs on the same flank, where they even have an offensive role got. Against Liverpool in 2016 were the two goals from captain Coke, a right back played out as rechterflankaanvaller, that the final did tilt.

The role of a more offensive play might be reserved to Dani Alves, who is already as rechterflankaanvaller was drawn up in the 4-2-3-1 of Massimiliano Allegri on the way to the final of the last Champions League. Andrea Barzagli took the defensive position.

Meunier is defensively flawed, but it is more suitable for the repeated efforts than an ageing Alves. The Belgians would be still in the plans of Emery may occur when PSG comes out against a reputable opponent. So he can try to get a place to conquer in the wake of Alves.

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