April 17, 2024

Papin and the problem of modern strikers

L’OM this season has a problem of offensive efficiency. With its leading strikers Vitinha and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the club is struggling to create chances and convert them. Jean-Pierre Papin, special advisor to the club’s president, Pablo Longoria, deplores the situation and seems to be unhappy about it. has players who want to do it, but the coach is closed to this specif…

L’OM this season has a problem of offensive efficiency. With its leading strikers Vitinha and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the club is struggling to create chances and convert them. Jean-Pierre Papin, special advisor to the club’s president, Pablo Longoria, deplores the situation and seems to be unhappy about it. has players who want to do it, but the coach is closed to this specific work. What the coach doesn’t understand is that we (the forwards) need it mentally, physically and in our everyday actions. We’re not talking about strength here, but precision, so that the foot finds the right angle.