Attilico de MadridTOThe loss of Costa opens the doors to Croatian
With the passage of Diego Costa for quirfano, the door of ownership in the Attic is now open forKalinic. The Croatian is not having much weight in the matches, with a participation that is summarized in just400 minutes, spread over a dozen meetingss in which the protagonism of the player has not been as expected in the offensive red and white.
The figures that so far describe the participation of Nikola with the Elstica del Atltico demonstrate its not very prominent role under the orders of Cholo, not in vain,9 still does not know what it is to hold a target with the Atletico.Neither as a starter nor as a substitute, the Croatian has not found a way to beat a rival goalkeeper with the rojiblanca and rise as a substitute for guarantees for the attack of the Wanda Metropolitan team.
Since landing in Madrid, Kalinic has barely played four home duels,Betis and Villarreal in LaLiga,against himSant Andreu in Cup and against Borussia in Champions; but also only in the K.O. disput the complete game … without prize. In the other six duels that the striker has played so far, –Celta, Huesca, Real Madrid, Legans, Athletic and Mnaco-, the luck did not accompany Kalinic either and it was of the same form, of vaco.
Now, the loss of his partner gives him an opportunity to become theI agree that Griezmann needs and will continue during those three months in which Costa will have to be away from the playing fieldsfor his intervention. It is true that Nikola is not the only option that El Cholo will have in his squad.Belt and Gelsonare the other two main options with which Simeone can play and supply, in this way, the absence of 19.
Kalinic has a golden opportunity to claim his place in the line-upsand to avoid that El Cholo ends up opting for one of his companions. The first test arrives tomorrow itself before Sant Andreu. The goal awaits.