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The next Barcelona wonderkind?

The Blaugrana are renowned for their La Masia production line, giving talent a chance having come through their own system in Catalonia.

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Gavi, junto a Fermín, Lamine y Oriol Romeu, en un partido de esta temporada.
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Lamine Yamal has become Barcelona’s latest teenage star at the age of just 16 and has even made his senior debut with the Spain national team.

Head coach Xavi has put his faith in the youngster in the club’s forward line despite his age, as the club believes he has the ability to succeed at the very top.

The Blaugrana are renowned for their La Masia production line, giving talent a chance having come through their own system in Catalonia.

However, due to the club’s delicate financial situation, they are continuing to work on recruiting the best young talent in the world.

Lamine Yamal
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Lamine Yamal Alejandro GarcíaEFE

Ibrahim Diarra

As reported by journalist Albert Roge of Jijantes FC, the reigning LaLiga champions look set to complete the signing of Ibrahim Diarra.

Diarra plays at the Africa Foot Academy in Mali and is currently in action at the U17 World Cup, where he is the captain of his country.

The 16-year-old is a winger but he can also operate as a midfielder. He has already trained with Barcelona’s Juvenil A squad, where he impressed the club’s coaches.

Featuring for Mali U17s at the U17 Africa Cup of Nations this year, he provided three assists in five appearances.

Barcelona 2024

The talented teenager would not be able to join the Catalan club until the end of 2024, when he turns 18, due to FIFA’s current regulations.