As Barcelona and the LA Galaxy iron out the final details to close out the transfer of Spanish midfielder Riqui Puig at the Los Angeles team, expectations for the arrival of the always Blaugrana player are highbecause according to artificial intelligence data from Olocipthe 22-year-old could become one of the best midfielders in MLS.
With the help of the aforementioned prediction tool, AS was able to simulate the possible destination that Riqui Puig will have upon his arrival at the LA Galaxy and until the end of the current MLS season next November.
The data shows that In case Riqui Puig plays in MLS as a left midfielder, the Blaugrana youth team could be better than 85% of the players who play in this position. In addition to the fact that it is expected that he would have a significant increase in his performance, which would make him one of the best in the league in this category.
Agree with Olocip, Puig is said to have an attacking performance close to 68 points, a figure with which he far exceeds the MLS average, which stands at 36 points in the attacking aspect., which would make it the best in this category. It should also be noted that at the level of the construction of the game and the handling of the ball, The one trained at La Masia would also be one of the best in the American league, as the tool indicates that he would be better than 86% of the midfielders competing in the current Major League Soccer season.
However, Riqui Puig’s weak point would be the defensive aspect, since the artificial intelligence indicates that with 13 points he would be well below the league average, who has a score close to 40 points.
Riqui Puig should generate a value of 0.28 per 90 minutes. Which means should help LA Galaxy generate 1 goal every 321 minutestaking into account previous predictive data based on game construction, offensive and defensive opportunities.
This is how according to the AI, Riqui Puig would match with LA Galaxy his best version with Barcelona, the same he achieved in the 2019-20 seasonwhen generated a value of 0.29 for 90 minutes, with the Blaugrana team, figure close to the value of 0.28 expected in its new stage in MLS.