After a brilliant start to the season with three wins and a draw, Valencia tied the defeats against Real at home and Sevilla on the side, which caused the flames of euphoria to subside a bit. Certainly in the media close to the club, one gets the impression that Pepe Bordalas did a good job.
There is also room for criticism, and they are in the author’s text on the site Plaza Deportivo directed towards Uroš Račić. The Serbian midfielder has so far played the only game from the start against Granada (1: 1), and in the remaining three appearances he collected another 53 minutes. It is stated that instead of progress, Racic took a step back during the summer and in the opening few rounds and that the same is "obvious”.
"The inertia of progress that Bordalas brought with him affected many, not Racic, when everyone in the club hoped to become a modern box-to-box midfielder. He disappointed last season, with a few bright moments. ", stands below.
During the summer preparations Bordalas is Shrimp tested as a "six”, but is said not to have met expectations. He started the match against Getafe with Ugo Giljamonu, to then Bordalas made the decision to transfer him to Racic’s place and pair him with Carlos Soler or Daniel Vas.
Against Real Madrid Racic played only the last ten minutes, along with Elder Kost i Marcos Andre in order for Valencia to keep the lead of 1: 0 at that moment. However, their entry into the field coincided with a big turnaround directed by Blancos and the Bats lost that game. He didn’t even play against Sevilla, and he gave a chance to the talented Kobe Coandredi which summer, it is emphasized, was planned for a loan in order to gain experience in the first team.
Recall Racic arrived in Valencia in the summer of 2018 from the Red Star and was first on a six-month loan with the Tenerife team, to spend the 2019/20 season in Famalicau, Portugal, where he exploded. That is how he fought for his place in the first team of Valencia in the most difficult moment in the club’s history, after leaving Francis Cokelan i Danija Pareha. But now more is being asked of him …