Europa League: Great leader – Raphinha on his favourite Man Utd player
Barcelona winger Raphinha has named Manchester United midfielder Casemiro as the player he wishes to play with at Camp Nou.
Raphinha, who described Casemiro as a great leader, spoke ahead of Barcelona’s UEFA Europa League play-off tie against Manchester United on Thursday evening.
Raphinha and Casemiro are both international teammates on the Brazil national team.
“Man, Casemiro is a player that I always talk about to my friends and family,” Raphinha told ESPN Brazil.
“He is a player that I would particularly like to have on my team.”
He added: “In addition to the experience he has in football and all the things he has achieved in football, he is a great leader, he is a great person, and he manages to complete a team with the quality he has."
“For me, he is one of the best defensive midfielders in the world.”
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