Put in in assault over the last conferences of Villarreal, Boulaye Dia displayed an excellent kind lower than every week from the beginning of CAN 2021.
Boulaye Dia is again at his finest. Generally awkward in entrance of targets or faraway from the sector by an damage, the 25-year-old striker has not skilled the very best adaptation inside his new membership Villarreal. However, taking benefit particularly of blind confidence on the a part of his coach regardless of his blended performances throughout a lot of the primary half of this season, the previous Rémois waited for the ultimate dash of the primary leg of the Spanish Championship to (re ) discover the smile.
In his final two video games with Villarreal, Boulaye Dia scored three targets, together with a brace towards Deportivo Alavés, and delivered two assists. That is as a lot as in his first 20 conferences this season, the place he had scored simply two targets and delivered three assists in all competitions. In opposition to Levante on Monday, the Lion had launched his crew completely by opening the scoring within the eighth minute to ring the large victory of 5 to 0.
“To every his personal mode of operation. Boulaye Dia is within the technique of adapting and he feels the anxiousness when he has probabilities. We missed him for his softness in entrance of targets. We labored to maintain him quiet and as we speak he has been. Within the locker room, he’s somebody who’s appreciated for his involvement always and his humility ”, Unai Emery mentioned after Dia’s efficiency towards Alavés on December 21, 2021.
Completely restored in confidence by his coach Unai Emery, Boulaye Dia has introduced greater than targets or assists throughout his final matches with Villarreal. Very cell within the area, out there and really beneficiant, the native of Oyonnax didn’t pose any issues when it got here to serving to his protection or bringing extra offensive the place his crew has the ability. now not want him. And it’ll not be Aliou Cissé who will say the other.
“A ahead is not nearly scoring targets. Boulaye Dia is doing an excellent job within the attacking sport. Even when he would not rating, he brings so much. He is not obsessive about scoring. I choose him by his contribution and encourage him. He’s of the utmost significance in our crew ”, noticed the Lions coach in the course of the publication of the record of gamers summoned for CAN 2021.
Batteries full earlier than CAN…
Boulaye Dia’s comeback? Excellent news in his membership… however a lot better for the Senegal Lions. If in Villarreal, they must compose with out the Senegalese striker in the course of the coming weeks extra motive to summon one other Senegalese, Aliou Cissé, the coach of the Senegal Nationwide Group, who sees his protege shine brightly after which mission himself in the direction of the CAN 2021 in Cameroon, is actually delighted with the great tempo.
At 25, Boulaye Dia (9 caps, 1 objective), who will play his first African Cup ultimate part, is in a powerful place to be the Lions’ heart ahead throughout this CAN. An awesome offensive weapon – along with gamers like Habib Diallo, Famara Diédhiou or Mame Baba Thiam – when embarking on a brand new quest for a primary continental title which had narrowly escaped in 2019 with a defeat within the ultimate towards Algeria (0-1).