centre-back


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centre-back

[ˈsentəˈbæk] N (Sport) → defensa mf centro, escoba m
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United have watched the PS20millionrated Greece defender several times in recent weeks, with boss Jose Mourinho needing a centre-back this summer.
And, with Jake Clarke-Salter serving the final game of a three-match ban, that leaves the Black Cats with Lamine Kone as their only fit senior centre-back for Saturday's match.
With Ty Browning andJohn O'Sheaboth going off injured in Tuesday night's defeat to Aston Villa, Lamine Kone is left as the only fully fit centre-back just three days before that trip to Loftus Road.
WALES boss Chris Coleman believes Ethan Ampadu could well follow in Rio Ferdinand's footsteps by making the transition from being a central midfielder to a centre-back.
WALES boss Chris Coleman believes Ethan Ampadu could well follow in Rio Ferdinand's footsteps of making the transition from being a central midfielder to a centre-back.
The former Manchester City, Everton and England midfielder, 26, is being encouraged by boss Simon Grayson to reinvent himself as a centre-back.
The centre-back (right) was left lying on the turf of Stadium MK and had to be stretchered off the field in the 80th minute, being replaced by Alfie Mawson, during Swansea's win over Robbie Neilson's side.
As the Magpies edge towards making the Frenchman their second summer signing, United supporters will be hoping the centre-back can instantly adapt to the Premier League at the second time of asking.
Chester might ALBION'S James Chester will hold make-or-break talks with manager Tony Pulis about his role at The Hawthorns as clubs begin to circle the centre-back.
Centre-back 1 James Chester/Matt Connolly No team in the Championship has had a better depth of decent centre-backs than the Bluebirds and while Ben Turner has left, the beauty of mirroring Wales' system is that it enables the other three to play in the same team.
He said: "I've got Aaron Muirhead, who came as a centre-back but is playing right-back, and I've got Kevin McCann who is a right-back.
Although the pair look, on paper, a dream centre-back team at League One level, Johnson has spent much of his career at leftback while Ricketts has operated all across the line.

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