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Sport Xavi Surprised with "Next Messi"

21:40  22 november  2021
21:40  22 november  2021 Source:   sport1.de

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The successful debut of Xavi as a coach of the FC Barcelona stood above all two youngters in focus. A finger tie towards the future?

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is that the way that helps the FC Barcelona back to old shine?

with a 1-0 victory in the CityBerry against Espanyol Barcelona celebrated Xavi a successful coach debut for the Catalans. The game was no reason to get in ecstasy, Memphis Depay redeemed Barca with his hit from the penalty point.

and yet has already been foreseeable how Xavi introduces his new Barcelona. Already in the Startelf surprised the 41-year-old with a name: Ilias Akhomach. ( Service: Results and Schedules by La Liga )

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Barca debutant reminiscent of Messi

of the 17-year-old completed First professional game at all. And the Spaniards with Moroccan roots showed directly in approaches, why great hopes rest on him. Last year, the then Judgment Chief Patrick Kluivert described him as "next Messi". ( Service: Table of La Liga )

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and the parallels are quite obvious. Akhomach is like Messi left-foot and primarily based on the right wing, which is technically extremely versed and strong in dribbling.

It is considered one of the currently largest talents from the Barca blacksmith La Masia. According to Mundo Deportivo , Xavi looked at the game of the second team against FC Seville on the day of his contract signature. There, Akhomach shone with a double pack.

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against Espanyol Akhomach tried a lot, made the game wide, but also pulled a few times in the middle, also sought the goalkeeping. Xavi fired his jewel loud from the outside. "Dale, Dale" ("Lot, Lot") he called to his offensive jewel.

ABDE leaves potential flash

"He is a wing player running, he can beat a man in one-counter-one, he tries things out, makes the playing field wide," said Oscar Hernandez, Xavis Brother and Assistant the strengths of the 17 Years.

nevertheless let him Xavi in ​​the halftime in the cabin. For good reason: For the new Barca coach still had another jewel in the quiver: EZ Abde. The 19-year-old Moroccan came to the game for Akhomach and was only paced with self-confidence. He was looking for one-against-one, was dangerous with almost every ball contact.

Special Lob by Xavi

ABDE was the best Barca player in the second half. And for a hair, he would have crowned his good performance with a gate, but his shot made of good position flew over the opposing gate. In addition, he did not intimidate himself from the opponent, looked after a male with a counter player the yellow card.

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From the coach there was a special lobe after the game. "He played an extraordinary second half. He has a great attitude and this light skill, which brings him to attack the outer chest with every action, "said Xavi.

Abde, who already collected in interim trainer Sergi Barjuan first minutes, is unlike Akhomach no La Masia player - he came in the summer of the fourth division Hércules Alicante. And yet he could also serve as a symbol of the Barca way under Xavi. Playful potential is abundant in this club - in contrast to money.

The association must drive a drastic austerity price, in view of the 1.3 billion euros liabilities. For Xavi, in addition to sporting success - it is also about developing the immense potential of its crude diamonds.

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against Espanyol stood five players in the starting elf, which are 22 years and younger, three of them were even under 20. A total of eight of the eleven players in the Startelf come - like Xavi itself - originally from La Masia.

The realization that my own offspring could be a central solution to find back to the European tip is not new. Ronald Koeman also recognized this and at the start of the season with Gavi and Nico Gonzalez, among other things, raised two talents, which have already established themselves in the first team and have expired by Million transfers like Philippe Coutinho.

But who can better impress the Jewels the Barca gene than Xavi? "When you start winning, everything is easier," the Barca coach stated after the game. The euphoria in the fans is definitely back - even because of such talents such as Akhomach and Abde.

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