Ex Barcelona Midfielder Cesc Fabregas Tips Real Madrid Star to Become Next Ronaldinho

Ex Barcelona Midfielder Cesc Fabregas Tips Real Madrid Star to Become Next Ronaldinho

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  • Cesc Fabregas believes that Real Madrid winger Vinicius Jr can reach the levels of Ronaldinho if he keeps progressing at a rapid pace
  • The Brazilian forward has become one of Real Madrid’s key players in attack under veteran manager Carlo Ancelotti
  • Vinicius Jr helped Real Madrid win the La Liga and Champions League titles last season with 42 goal contributions

Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior has been hailed as one of the best emerging talents in world football by former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

The 22-year-old has become one of Real Madrid’s top players in the last two seasons, forming a formidable strike partnership with Karim Benzema in attack for Los Blancos.

Vinicius Junior, Real Madrid, La Liga, Cesc Fabregas, Barcelona, Spain, Brazil
Vinicius Junior has scored 18 goals already for Real Madrid this season. Photo by Soccrates Images
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According to Tribuna, Fabregas believes Vinicius can reach the heights attained by Brazilian icon Ronaldinho if he keeps developing at the pace he is currently going.

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“He is a very young boy, you also have to take that into account. If he controls this well, he can be unstoppable like Ronaldinho or Neymar was.”

Vinicius who won the La Liga and UEFA Champions League last season with Real Madrid, has already scored a total of 18 goals and provided 9 assists in 36 appearances across all competitions this campaign.

Vinicius urges Real Madrid teammate to stay

Meanwhile, Vinicius Junior is urging Real Madrid teammate Dani Ceballos to snub any attempt to leave Santiago Bernabeu and sign a new contract with the Spanish champions, Tribal Football reports.

The Brazilian winger took to Twitter to respond to a post by the official club account which showed a photo of the winger being hugged by Ceballos.

Ceballos whose Real Madrid contract runs out this summer, has been linked with a return to Real Betis for next season.

Vinicius Jr trolls Liverpool fans

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Vinicius Jr. was in sublime form for Real Madrid on Tuesday night as he bagged a brace against Liverpool during the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash staged at Anfield.

The encounter was a repeat of last season's Champions League final played in Paris, where Madrid was crowned Europe champions.

Liverpool was, therefore, desperate to get revenge on the La Liga giants when they locked horns on Tuesday night.