Luis Díaz is the man of fashion in Portugal, and all for his great season with Porto. In addition, it is rumored that José Mourinho would have him in his sights to take him to Tottenham.
The attacking guajiro is on the rise rapidly in his career, but for that he had to start from Barranquilla FC and a great friend of his life is Gabriel Fuentes, who has seen the process of “’el flaco’”, as the lateral player tells him. of the Junior.
In a chat with GolCaracol.com, the footballer of the ‘shark’ cast, and who has shared with Luis Díaz in Barranquilla, in Junior and even in the Colombia U-20 Selection, told details about his former teammate and gave his opinion on how he sees it for the future sport.
How do you see the news of your friend Luis Díaz?
“’El flaco’ is on, that is a machine, he does things that are normal for him, but you see him and they are good things, he is a player who is for great things, with Porto he has been showing it and has a lot humility, that characterizes him, he is a humble person. Every time I see him improve, earning his position, now in a foreign team, the work he does is indisputable. ”
You have seen the process, how has it improved?
“He made all the plays but they did not end in a goal, now everything he touches makes the goal, goes inside, makes good passes, commits penalties, always generates danger.”
What do you remember of Luis Díaz at Barranquilla FC?
“We played with the U-20 together, I remember that when I had it the first time in Barranquilla, I already had a number of games, I had a little experience, he was just uploaded to the First B and we were in concentration, So he was going to debut and we were going to clear him, and he wasn’t going to leave. We put together a plot, and we grabbed it, because he did not want to leave, he did not want to enter the room, he was even sad and it was finally decided. “
How do you see it in the sports future?
“At least as he is, I am not surprised if he is not with Porto next season, he will continue to grow because I have seen his process and as he is, that helps him a lot, which keeps him strong and motivated. Diaz is not stressed much, he enjoys playing a game too much, sometimes I had to scold him because he did not touch the ball, but all that has led him to grow and I know that very soon he will be a starter in the National Team and in a bigger team in Europe”.