A Not Satisfied with His appearance, Mangala Sure Can Better
Manchester – Since imported last summer, Eliaquim Mangala immediately became a central figure in the defense of Manchester City. So far he assesses his performance has not been satisfactory and sure could have been better.
Mangala imported from Porto with a transfer value fairly well, reportedly reached 40 million pounds. Since imported, he immediately become the primary choice of Manuel Pellegrini at the back to assist Vincent Kompany.
To date a total of 19 games have gone through. The only thing that could be considered blocking the 23-year-old defender appeared more is annoying groin injury.
But so far, the appearance Mangala still considered mediocre. Even less prominent than his colleagues in defense. Just look at the statistics.
Squawka noted Mangala only did 13 interception and six times the action blocks in 13 games. This amount is far below the other defenders City.
Gael Clichy for example, recorded 57 interception and six blocks, so that the highest. Followed Martin Demichelis with 41 interception and six blocks, then Kompany 31 interception and nine blocks. While Pablo Zabaleta recorded 26 interception and three blocks and Aleksandar Kolarov has 16 interception and one block.
One of the last acts Mangala is quite prominent is in terms of clearance. He totally did 94 this action, only less than Demichelis with a total of 101 clearance.
Mangala personal appearance is not maximized. But as time went on, he believes can grow better.
“I was in ok condition, fine. I could look better, could be worse as well. This is my first season in the Premier League and you have to adapt to a new style of play,” he told the Manchester Evening News.
Mangala performance yet okenya called some people because of the load transfer values are too large. But the French defender was dismissed suggestions that.
“I wake up in the morning and go training to fulfill my passion. I am fortunate enough to live with it and I want to expand upon any. Value transfer does not bother me at all,” he said.