Rio suggests Martinez use stiffness to compensate for height.

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Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has urged youngster Lisandro Martinez to use stiffness to compensate for his height.

         The Argentine national team center is just 5 feet 9 inches or about 175 centimeters tall. Which is small for standing as a central defender in the English Premier League. Rio urged Martinez to use strength to play compensate for this.

         “He reminds me of Gabi Ainze as well. “But he plays better on the ball,” Rio said, “but Harry Kane, Erling Haaland, Darwin Nunez, Chris Wood, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Danny Wee. Lbeck. If I were these players I will stand with him [Martínez] when the ball is wide UFABET 

         “Because of the different heights You just do it and then it’s up to him, can he handle it?”

         “Gary Neville is not the tallest player. But if the ball is opened He knew he had to crash to reach the ball. Before the ball got there: Boom! (Competitors) pushed away, not letting them play the ball easily.”

Jamie Redknapp has revealed that Martinez is a weak point for Man Utd as a defender because he is too short.

Lisandro Martinez, Argentina national football team player. The shortest central defender in the Premier League, at 5ft 9in (1.75m). He is shorter than other centre-backs. clearly in the top league