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He is 17 years old and Ronald Koeman wants him to play with Messi in Barcelona

The Dutch coach Ronald Koeman is already thinking about Ilaix Moriba  

He is 17 years old and Ronald Koeman wants him to play with Messi in Barcelona. The midfielder was included by Ronald Koeman to face Granada this Saturday.
He is 17 years old and Ronald Koeman wants him to play with Messi in Barcelona. The midfielder was included by Ronald Koeman to face Granada this Saturday.

The quarry of FC Barcelona could be the one that saves Koeman's head and keeps him at FC Barcelona, as The Dutch coach is already thinking about Ilaix Moriba, the young midfielder who Ronald Koeman would bet on and who could make his debut against Granada the next Saturday. The new jewel of Barcelona, is 17 years old and has a clause of 100 million euros, the formation of promises within FC Barcelona continues to be one of the main weapons of the team in order to remain as one of the biggest teams in Europe.

Well, the players who leave their quarry tend to quickly establish themselves in the first team and many of them end up developing their entire careers there to become legends, despite the difficult time that the institution is going through, new names emerge and again attract attention. In this case, Ilaix Moriba, who earned a place among the most acclaimed by the Culés fans, who eagerly await his debut in first class, due to the talent he demonstrated in the inferiors.

The midfielder was included by Ronald Koeman to face Granada this Saturday and there he could have the first minutes of him. Moriba was born in Guinea, but his family emigrated to Spain when he was very young, at the age of seven he arrived at the Catalan institutionafter starting playing for el Espanyol. His strong physique and his great quality of distributing the ball from the midfield led him to be compared with the french Paul Pogba.

In 2019, when he had just turned 16, the club decided to sign him a professional contract, which includes a clause of 100 million euros until 2022. This happened because the Spanish press assured that some teams such as Manchester City, Chelsea or Juventus were in search of the young player. Due to the various injuries that hit Barcelona's first team, Moriba earned his place among the 23 who will be present against Granada.

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