New West Ham United captain Declan Rice has named the strongest opponent of his career. And that player is a player from the Premier League team like Liverpool.
West Ham United and Englandstar Declan Rice has hailed Liverpool ‘s Thiago Alcantara, calling him his strongest opponent. The 23-year-old has been a key figure in the Hammers’ starting XI since he made his debut in 2017. He has made 195 appearances for the club and played a key role in helping the team finish the standings. Two years in a row playing European football under David Moyes
During that time, he had encountered many formidable opponents. But referred to as Thiago is the most difficult opponent to deal with. When asked about his opponents who particularly impressed him in his conversation with Tubes and Ange’s YouTube channel , he replied, “There are so many. I played opposite Liverpool’s Thiago last season. He’s very fluid He was just playing the game at his own pace comfortably. I think he’s perfect.”
Thiago , a 46-time Spain cap, had a slow start to life at Anfield following his move fromGerman giants Bayern Munich. The injury disrupted his first season on Merseyside. But he performed much better when Liverpool had an amazing season last season. Thiago made 40 appearances in all competitions, helping the Reds win the FA Cup and League Cup while reaching the Champions League final. league and finished second in the Premier League.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has never concealed his admiration for Thiago. He claims the Spaniard is a ‘Rolls Royce’ in the Reds’ midfield: “He (Thiago) probably wants to be a Bentley rather than a Rolls Royce. Because it runs faster!” replied the German. “No, he’s an outstanding player. I knew that since he moved, of course he was unlucky with injuries and stuff like that at the start. But when he’s fit He’s the one who really controls the tempo of the game.” “He has a vision for that. He increased or decreased the game speed at the right time. He reads the overall game excellent. I saw in the game many times. but i can’t play by myself So thank God he could do that.”
Thiago has started the 2022/23 season in the best possible way by winning another medal. He made his debut for the Reds in the Community Shield win over Manchester City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, July 30, 2022, with Trent Alexandra. Der-Arnold Help Liverpool take the lead first. Before the Blues had equalized from Julian Alvarez, but two late goals from Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez helped the Anfield top UFABET team grab it. Decided to win 3-1