It has taken time to uncover the jar of essences
, which seems that little by little it is fulfilling what was expected when it burned stages in the lower categories of the FC Barcelona as if it were nothing.
His last exhibition with the Sporting braga It helped Spanish to return to the websites of national newspapers, something that it had not done since it was included in the operation
, a kind of exchange that valued the striker in only 8 million euros. A figure, yes, which was such because
Maybe he was not up to expectations in his games with Barça B, or rather at the goalscoring level for a player from that demarcation. Three goals in nineteen games made several fans and the club itself lose faith in their projection, without taking into account that Abel is not the classic striker scorer, but a three-quarter player capable of generating more game, saving the distances a style Benzema.
For the opportunity came under the banner of Portugal and it seems that that decision was correct. Although his arrival was not flashy, and neither were his performances, that has changed to give the Barça squad an important step forward in recent games. So, that two of his goals put Braga in the final of the Portugal Cup. Two goals that he scored against none other than Porto, a team that is in the last 16 of the Champions League playing chestnuts with Juventus. And it is that the Taça de Portugal Placard has become the competition with which Abel has been claimed. In six games he has seven goals and two assists, being the best in the world. Braga. A situation that coincidentally contrasts with the league, where he only adds one goal and has given another.
All this has been worth
for, with 21 years, almost consolidate as a starter in recent months, where his prominence both in the eleven and off the bench has been much greater. And is not for less. Now, it will be time to take another step, while Barça must not lose sight of the Spanish, for whom it has a buyback option of 40 million euros. Now it seems like a lot, but time will tell if it is or not