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6 football players that thrived after they changed their positions

Football is a sport that keeps evolving in terms of position. Some players often excel when they change or switch their positions on the pitch. Although changing of positions on the football pitch doesn't always yield positive reresults, some players do flourished after they switch their positions. Below are 6 players that thrived after they changed their positions.

1.) Felipe Anderson

Felipe Anderson started out as a central attacking midfielder at Santos but later transitioned into a winger at West Ham united. It was at West Ham he showed the world his true abilities as a left winger.

2.) Alexandre Lacazette

While at Lyon, Lacazette played as a Right winger but later changed to a striker at the club. As a deadly striker, he caught Arsenal's attention and secured a move.

3.Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos was more of an attacking midfielder at Bayern Munich. Although he flourished as an attacking midfielder at Bayern, he played at world class level being a Central midfielder at Madrid.

4.) Achraf Hakimi

Hakimi started as a Right-back at Madrid and Dortmund but later changed to Right-midfielder at Inter Milan. His heroics at Inter Milan contributed to their 2020/2021 league title win.

5.) Memphis depay

During his Manchester United days, he played as a winger and was considered an extra. But when he played as a striker at Lyon, he caught the attention of some big clubs around the world. He has now secured a move to Barcelona.

6.) Fernandinho

When Guardiola arrived at Manchester city, he used fernandinho as a central defending midfielder. Although he was successful as a defensive midfield, Guardiola used him as a defender and ever since they have yielded positive results.

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