THE FOOTBALL MISFIT SCOUT

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Players to watch: Lucas Hernández

Name: Lucas Hernández    Age:  February 14, 1996 (age 20)

Club: Atlético Madrid         Nationality: French

League: La Liga    Height:  183 cm,  6’0       Position: CB/LB

Lucas François Bernard Hernández Pi, commonly known as Lucas Hernández is a French defender who has played a few games in the Atlético Madrid first team. He has already been showing his incredible in game intelligence at the youth levels but he has now started to show his great potential on the first team platform. With the recent contract extension till 2019 now signed. An intelligent and versatile defender who can easily play both at CB and also at LB, although, his best position is at LB. A front foot defender who loves to stay on his feet and very rarely dives into tackles. He is very good technically for a defender and has a good passing range. A very tenacious and pacy player, who is very suited to Diego Simeone’s philosophy and looks to be one who could become a regular feature in the team very soon.

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