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YOUNG PLAYER OF THE SEASON: JUAN DOMINGUEZ

07 Jun 2012
Centre midfielder Juan Dominguez is the RCDLC.com best young player of the season; the Galician youngster earned a spot at the starting formation for the first round’ derby; since then he exploded and turned into one of the best assistors at the team.

Finally Juan Dominguez has found a road to the first team of Deportivo; the 22-year-old centre midfielder has been at Depor’s senior squad within the last two years, but it was until the season, with Depor relegated to Segunda División, that he made a deep impact on the team.

In previous seasons he was pointing out to be a talented player, but that needed more participation and especially “more blood” on the field. The arrival of Oltra provided the confidence that he needed, and the player demonstrated that he has the character to assume a starting role at the team.

However, it wasn’t easy to claim a protagonic role as he started the liga tournament sat on the bench; it was until Jesús Vázquez got suspended for the derby against RC Celta that the Pontedeume-born player gained a spot at the starting team; since that day he only missed one match, the 0-1 loss at Girona CF (matchday 32), this due to a suspension.

An important fact was the role that he assumed in Oltra’s scheme, composing a Galician partnership with Álex Bergantiños at midfield territory, Dominguez turned to be the perfect assistor between the lines, in this sense he was the fourth best assistor at the team (7), besides of scoring four goals in the league tournament.

Juan got all the support that he never had with Lotina; he played in 35 of the 42 matchdays of the season breaking his previous marks at the club. He has also proven to be a correct person, inside and outside the pitch, definitely a player to watch in the coming seasons.

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