Riqui Puig has been extensively touted as the following massive factor at Barcelona, and if his seems are something to go by then it may very well be a positive factor.
Barca posted an image of the 21-year-old midfielder on Twitter and he seems eerily just like former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie.
Gerard Pique, amongst tons of of different followers, shortly identified the resemblance of the 2 in response to the picture – and there’s no denying it’s uncanny.
Puig, together with Euro 2020’s Younger Participant of the Event Pedri, are seen as two gamers who may herald a brand new period of dominance in Spain for Barcelona.
The previous has so much to stay as much as if he needs to realize what Van Persie, who retired in 2019, did.
The Dutch nice made his title as a Premier League icon by scoring many targets for each Arsenal and United and successful the Premier League at Outdated Trafford in 2013.
Away from the Van Persie comparisons, Puig is raring to make an affect forward of the brand new marketing campaign.
“I’m actually completely happy,” he instructed Barça TV. “I used to be determined to get again on the grass.
“It’s true we don’t have lengthy holidays as footballers, however this yr I had over a month and I’m actually completely happy to be again on the coaching floor with my teammates and doing what I most like.
“We’ve got a month to organize for the beginning of the league and we’re constructing a very aggressive staff. We’ve obtained younger gamers, all of us wish to win numerous trophies and we’re excited for the season to start.”