Professional life is about to bring a crucial moment to Kevin Rodrigues (Baiona, 26 years old). In the prime of his career due to his age, with two more seasons of contract at Real and the journey of a loan in First Division recently closed, the summer is absolutely decisive for the international left back. Everything that happens from now on could revolve around two great options: stay and succeed in Anoeta or explore other horizons.
Kevin will appear in Zubieta in two weeks, on Friday the 14th, for Real’s first training session in the new preseason. And with the future in the air. In the Real, of course, he is in question. Nacho
Monreal and Aihen
Muñoz They are the representatives of the tough competition that awaits Kevin to earn a place on the left-back flank. They complicate their aspirations, which happen to stay at Real after a season on loan at Leganés.
The stay of Rodrigues South of Madrid ended with the collective bad taste in the mouth for the relegation to Second of the ‘pepineros’. Downgrading complicates the future in Butarque, also to configure your next template. KevinFor example, it will seek more attractive challenges whenever it comes out on loan again. And in Leganés they have assumed it.
The Iparralde footballer has curdled a good loan on a personal basis. Participating in 27 League games and one Cup match, Kevin has become one of the trusted men for Javier
Aguirre, the coach who on most occasions has led Leganés this past campaign. The Mexican has explored the virtues of the realist and multiplied his functions, since apart from being lateral he has also served as an interior player. Or as a lane in a defense of five members.
Two whole years at Real
Rodrigues it is a valid example to illustrate that time flies without asking. More than four and a half years ago, he made his debut in the Real’s first team, in January 2016 against Real Madrid at the Bernabéu (3-0). In the following preseason he was named a member of the squad for all purposes and chained the entire two years in which he has played in First as txuri urdin.
In all this trajectory, the realist has not exceeded 30 official matches. In the eyes of the technicians it has not exploded. It has never chained a continuity like the one it has achieved in the Leganes, the starting point towards a future consecration.
Kevin She is a technical winger, skillful in driving the ball and with a capable hitting so that her centers are dangerous. One of the reasons for yielding to him was to fight in defense. Imanol
Sheriff He will monitor his evolutions from the first day of the preseason. When a decisive stage begins for Kevin.