Erol Tokgosler, former youth team coach Genclerbirligi who used to work. With Arda Guler when he was 13 years old believes that. The young Turkish midfielder is a player with better potential than Lionel Messi, the famous Argentinian striker. UFABET From the reveal with ‘Deario AS’ last Thursday.
Guler began playing football with the youth team. Genclerbirligi in 2014 before Fenerbahce Will be absorbed into the team in 2019. Until Real Madrid pulls the young Turkish midfielder to join the team last summer for an initial fee of 20 million euros.
‘Messi is the greatest I have ever seen and Arda has great talent. Messi has already achieved everything and Arda still has to do it all. He is still a child. But if we talk about pure potential, Arda has better potential than Messi. Although he still has a long way to go.’
‘His football is still in its infancy. He has to play a lot of games to become the player he can be. But as I said, Arda’s potential is better than Messi’s. Of course, just talking about potential.’
Messi is a great player that most people accept. But playing with Fenerbahce and Real Madrid At just 18 years old, Guler can handle the pressure as well, but Arda has an idol in his career that is less talked about.
‘Fenerbahce legend Alex de Souza is Arda’s idol. He sees everything he does as an attempt to copy him. Alex is Arda’s hero. He never Talk to me about other players. It’s always like that, Alex, Alex, Alex.’
Guler is also highly praised by Whites boss Carlo Ancelotti. Especially the 18-year-old young midfielder’s ability to control the ball.
‘His ability to control the ball with his feet, the point is, the ball is like another leg or a third foot. He can do whatever he pleases. And the best thing is that in each situation he has 2, 3, 4 or 5 options, 5 different plans. Position on the field doesn’t matter. He plays football with his heart. Defenders thought that when they faced him. So how can you stop him?’
‘There is no doubt about his potential. Everyone can see it. He has everything to be a great player. But he only played 30 or 40 games in his career. He is close to making his debut in senior football. When I was coaching him I said he had to play freely. without having to focus on prevention Losing the game doesn’t matter. It is important that Arda players develop and grow. Now the situation is different.’