Udinese’s Deulofeu talks about Beto’s comparisons with Chelsea star

Udinese star Gerard Deulofeu has hailed the club’s summer signing Beto but has refused to compare him to ex-Inter star Romelu Lukaku.

Beto has impressed in his stint at Udinese so far and he’s drawn praise from many. Deulofeu spoke to The Italian Football Podcast recently and he was asked about Beto’s abilities as a footballer.

The Spaniard stated: “You can’t compare Beto to Lukaku. They are two different players. I really like Beto. I like his mentality to push on the pitch, to improve every single game. I like these types of players.

“We speak a lot because we usually play very close on the pitch. He is a really good guy and I think we will do great things together and score a lot of goals together.”

The 23-year-old striker arrived in Udine on an initial loan deal from Portuguese club Portimonense and Udinese have the obligation to buy him permanently if certain conditions are met. He has already scored six goals so far.

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