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Geoffrey Kondogbia – One To Watch


Controlled in his approach, revered by pundits. Geoffrey Kondogbia is a young French midfielder with the world at his feet. Currently making his way in the game with Sevilla, he is one of the many young French players plying their trade outside of France. Many of which are earning many plaudits in the country they are playing in.

He has the potential to become a great asset in the France midfield, Kondogbia & Paul Pogba formed a quality partnership in the 2012 Under 19 Championships. With the Under 20 World Cup coming up, Kondogbia has the chance to put his talents to the World stage. France have an extremely talented under 20 side, Kondogbia could be the piece that gels it all together.

Geoffrey Kondogbia has impressed many scouts from top european clubs, including sides from the Premier League. Kondogbia was extremely flattered by the attention: “I am flattered to here of such interest, but to be honest I am not thinking about leaving Sevilla,” The scouts have reason to watch over the young midfielder, with a pass percentage of 86.2% he is something managers look for. Control in the midfield.

Kondogbia would fit into the midfield of any side, Manchester City & Real Madrid look to be the sides that may battle it out for his signature. The latter seem keen on him replacing Xabi Alonso, that would put him in a position that would suit him well. Keeping the game ticking and battling when the times get tough. For Manchester City it is natural to think he would either replace Yaya Toure or play along side him. He would fit into the City midfield and would be an ideal player to capture as City go back to claim their Premier League crown. Javi Garcia was signed to fill a hole in the midfield, but he has never been that impressive.

Billed as the next Patrick Vieira, Geoffrey Kondogbia has got an extremely positive future ahead of him. Harbouring the great assets of a defensive midfielder, he could one of the greatest players of a generation.