Arrived this summer from LOSC, Renato Sanches was expected to be the player who would support Marco Verratti in the PSG midfield. But the Portuguese is struggling to convince in his new club. Its level is clearly lower than in the past. For the moment, his recruitment is perceived as a failure within the Parisian formation.
This summer, the PSG led a rather interesting transfer window. In the middle of the field, Luis Campos went to look Vitinha, Renato Sanches, Fabian Ruiz and Carlos Soler. If the first quickly became a starter alongside Marco Verratti, the others still have to prove that they belong. However, one of the recruits from Luis Campos has a little more difficulty in imposing itself.
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Renato Sanches struggles to establish himself since his arrival
Indeed, Renato Sanches is struggling to convince in the capital. Not exactly in peak form, the 25-year-old only had to settle for a few bouts most of the time. Out of 13 games played, Renato Sanches only started three. And when he is on the field, he does not really show himself to his advantage. Lacking benchmarks, and no doubt automatisms with his teammates, Renato Sanches sometimes seems lost in the field.
Galtier steps up to the plate for Renato Sanches
At a press conference before the start of the world CupChristophe Galtier did not hesitate to defend his player, whom he had already known at LOSC in the past : ” There is a lack of preparation. He has been waiting for his transfer for a long time. Which generated muscle glitches. And there is the integration in the group and on the football level. We don’t yet have the Renato that I got to know in Lille, that some people appreciated during big matches in Lille. » The coach of the PSG did not hesitate to draw a parallel with the other summer recruits: ” Fabian Ruiz also took time, Carlos Soler… Hugo Ekitike could not do the preparation, he is a player who discovers the high level with an incredible requirement. Renato is in this process, but I have no doubts about his contribution. Knock on wood for him. “To see if the second part of the season of Renato Sanches will be more convincing than the first. But for the moment, his arrival is a failure.