All Liverpool celebrates the arrival of Maxi Rodriguez, and especially the manager Rafa Benitez, who has been able to achieve what seemed impossible that the Reds pick up an international class player without paying a single euro in respect of the transfer. So have.
Maxi, who comes to Anfield after being on a free transfer from Atletico Madrid, “is a player that can that guarantee from five to fifteen goals a season as midfielder,” said Benitez told Liverpool’s official website.
“He can play right on the left or as a second striker. Get to the counter area and is a good finisher moves. We were looking for players with character and a winning mentality. With Maxi I have,” said Spanish coach.
With regard to performance rather discreet Argentine player in recent months in Spain, Benitez said there is not much to worry about. Coach knows that what he needed the Beast was a change of scenery, new stimuli. Of course that will in England.
“I know I was not doing as good as ever at Atletico, but he was doing well with the Argentina national team. And he wants to impress everyone for the World Cup 2010,” he said Rafa.
How will the adaptation of new signing?. Benitez believes that will accommodate “very quick to England because it is a very smart player and knows very well take positions in the field of play.”
“It will only be a matter of conforming to the passes, and you may need some time. But with these players next to him sure everything will be easier for him. ..” Concluded Brown.
What is the role of the Beast? Rafa says will bring “a different game” the team, and they will come “to compete with Dirk Kuyt on the right hand band, in addition to Nabil El Zhar and Yossi Benayoun.
“We give you the opportunity to switch to other players and give them rest if needed, to improve the level of the whole team,” said new coach eventually.