This Wednesday Nicolas Paz He wore the shirt for the first time Real Madrid in an official match. The 19-year-old youth came on in the 76th minute of the match that the white team thrashed 3-0 against Sporting Braga by Champions League and thus he had his long-awaited debut which, as they hope in Spain, will be the beginning of a long and successful career with that shirt.
“You always have nerves before the game. I have tried to be calm and enjoy as much as possible. As soon as I left the bench and saw the stadium, my stomach has moved. You come up with all the people. “It’s amazing to be next to my idols,” declared the Spanish-Argentine after the end of the match. And now, an article in the newspaper Marca has revealed some details of what the club thinks and imagines around his figure.
Nicolás Paz, who has already been part of the youth teams of the Argentinais one of the figures of the Real Madrid youth academy and that is why this season he has coached alongside the first team, to the point that he has pleasantly surprised players like Toni Kroos y Luka Modricwhat They have given him praise before each query about their actions in the practices.
Now, the Spanish site assures that “everyone in the Madrid entity sees him as a first-team player”, although this does not mean that they are going to burn stages, but that the idea is that this season he continues adding minutes to adapt to what it means play at the Santiago Bernabéu. “They talk about him like the footballer with the greatest projection to come out of Valdebebas in recent seasons. According to the technicians, brings together everything that football demands today: technique and power in equal parts. They maintain that “He has the profile of a total player”says the article signed by journalist José Félix Díaz.
Paz works as a striker, even with six goals he is the team’s top scorer. Castilla (Real Madrid Reserve team), but on Wednesday he entered as a right midfielder replacing Federico Valverde. However, Ancelotti thinks of him as a second striker, which is why it is not unreasonable to imagine that in his next experience he will move in another position.
“Both the coaching staff and the club’s leaders were clear that they were dealing with a player with a first-team status. The progression shown in the last year has exceeded all expectations. With his 19th birthday in September, he is the youth player who has the most potential to be important within the white club in the coming years,” states the article, which insists that “Your future seems to be written.”
At the same time, at Real Madrid they highlight his mentality: “He knows where he belongs and how much he still has to go.” It should be remembered that the Spanish-Argentine has a contract until 2027 and it will surely be in the 2024/25 season when he makes the definitive jump to the first team.
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