Xavi calls up Ilias Akhomach, a 17-year-old Barcelona wonderkid, for the first time in his first Barcelona team to face Espanyol.
In his debut match as Barcelona manager, XAVI is set to give youth an opportunity.
Ilias Akhomach, a 17-year-old wonderkid, has been included in the team to face local rivals Espanyol.
The winger is the most recent product of Barcelona’s illustrious La Masia academy, and he might make his debut in the Catalan derby.
Former youth coach Patrick Kluivert labeled him the “next Messi,” and he is considered one of the club’s finest prospects.
Before the current international break, Xavi invited him up from Barca’s B team to take part in his first training session.
Yusuf Demir, Nico, Alejandro Balde, and Ez Abde are among the other adolescents in the team for the match on Saturday evening.
Gavi, a 17-year-old prodigy, will be given the opportunity to add to his ten LaLiga appearances this season.
Despite the squad’s youthful appearance, numerous senior defensive players have made a welcome comeback to fitness.
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Sergi Roberto, Eric Garcia, and Gerard Pique have all recovered from injuries in time to play at the Nou Camp.
Following the dismissal of former manager Ronald Koeman, club legend Xavi took control at the Nou Camp.
The Dutchman had presided over a disastrous start to the season, which saw Barca drop to ninth place in LaLiga.
Barca are still without Sergino Dest, Ousmane Dembele, Ansu Fati, Pedri, and Sergio Aguero due to injury, which makes their terrible league position all the more perplexing.
Following the revelation of a cardiac problem that required him to be hospitalized earlier this month, ex-Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is said to be considering retirement.
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