In summary, Rodri is an exceptional player who has proven to be one of the best in the world in his position. His role is fundamental to the current success of Manchester City, the reigning champions of Europe and the world. As we’ve seen in this analysis, Rodri’s tactical evolution powered by Guardiola’s adjustments provided the Spanish central midfielder the freedom to occupy positions near the box, which led to an increase in his goal contribution.
In addition, Rodri keeps excelling at those aspects that already made him a unique holding midfielder, which are his outstanding perception skills and his ability to read and anticipate sequences during the counterpressing phase.
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