Midfielder Mateo Kovacic praised the level of Spanish selection with which they will face on Monday in the Eighth of Final of the Eurocup, and highlighted Sergio Busquets, which he considered the key player of the combined Luis Enrique.
“The best of the Spaniards? If I started to list it would take up a lot of time. But I’ll stick with Busquets, which is the one that starts all the plays. We will have to slow him down, so that he cannot move without being pressured. We will have to pressure him, “he said. Kovacic who played four seasons in the Real Madrid.
Kovacic, holder with Croatia, was surprised by the absence of players of the white set in the Spanish selection.
“It is true that it is rare that there players of Real Madrid on the Spanish selection. That has never happened before in history and that means they have been imposed players of others clubs. The Spanish people they have big players in all the clubs Europe“, He said midfielder.
Kovacic recognizes the difficulty of Eighth Final versus Spain and noted the possession of the ball as an aspect that can determine the encounter.
“We have a match very difficult ahead. the Spanish people They are a team to whom love possession, he loves to play. It will be important for us to try to have the ball on our legs as much as possible, to take away what they want, “he said.
“I know they will be prepared against us because we are a great team and because we have played against them many times. Both will want to improve themselves “, analyzed the ex player of Real Madrid.
Kovacic has become a more mature player than the one who played the Spanish league. He went to Chelsea since Madrid and in London He has found the minutes that were missing in the white team. In addition, it is a fixed in the Croatian squad.
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