The future of Barça: what talents are waiting in the waiting room?

The post Lionel Messi to prepare, want to FC Barcelona, full of bets on its youth groups. Sport/Voetbalmagazine slide some names out of La Masía.

Moussa Wague, ex-player of KAS Eupen. © BELGA

With Frenkie de Jong (21) and Emerson (20) has FC Barcelona in the summer, two young forces and Carles Aleñà (21) got this season already quite some speelminuten in the A-team, but what talents from the B-team would be starting next season ever in the A-core can arise? (Each player will also be afkoopclausule, compulsory in Spain, is mentioned.)

Moussa Wagué

20 years

right rear

contract until 2023 (afkoopclausule: 100 million euro)

Product of the Aspire Academy, last summer happened to KAS Eupen for approximately 5 million euro. At FC Barcelona, they are convinced that he has a great future. Strange that Barça at the end of January 12 million ophoestte for Emerson, the ‘new Dani Alves‘.

Juan Miranda

19 years


contract until 2021 (afkoopclausule: 200 million euros)

On his position soccer Jordi Alba, incontournable, but on the 21st of march thirty. Ernesto Valverde showed to Miranda to know that he is starting this summer at that position in the fixed number two. If this season is already a couple of times a taste of the big work, especially in the Copa del Rey and in the Champions League.

Oriol Busquets

20 years

defensive midfielder

contract until 2021 (afkoopclausule: 200 million euros)

Get acquainted with the full successor of his namesake Sergio Busquets. Bit by bit prepared for the main force. There is very careful with him critical because last year a severe knee injury had him eight months of the fields loved.

Riqui Puig

19 years


contract until 2021 (afkoopclausule: 100 million euro)

Is described as a player with Barça DNA. A very technical footballer with a lot of guts. According to his coach at Barça B, however, still improve on almost all aspects: more score, more in the sixteen come to better defend and more kopduels win. Ended with the readers of Marca (over 50,000 respondents) about the best canterano in Spain on the third place, after Brahim Diaz (track 2, Real Madrid) and Carles Aleñà.

Abel Ruiz

19 years


contract until 2021 (afkoopclausule: 100 million euro)

Coming back from a nasty hamstring injury that made him a few months on the side loved. Otherwise he may already have a chance of Ernesto Valverde, who in January desperately on the lookout for a number 9. Abel Ruiz is internally seen as the successor to the long-term of Luis Suárez.

Read the full report about the future of FC Barcelona in our +zone, or in Sport/Voetbalmagazine of Wednesday 27 February.

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