Barcelona have cemented their place in the world of football as one of the greatest teams. And its all thanks to some fantastic players in recent times like Messi, Iniesta, Xavi, Puyol to name a few.
Interestingly all these players share one thing in common- they are products of Barcelona’s La Masia academy.
La Masia is one of the best at what it does- developing young talents. And top European teams have used it as a model to build for their future.
Barcelona sign Brazilian wonderkid Manu from Gremio
It has saved Barcelona millions in transfer fees and also earned them millions. And latest reports say they have added one of the hottest prospects, Manu, to their academy.
The wonderkid comes from Brazilian club Gremio and has been training with Barcelona for sometime now. And the Catalans have obviously been impressed as they have made the move permanent.
The news was shared by Twitter account @BrazilStat in a Tweet below.
#Grêmio director Nestor Hein has confirmed that Barcelona will sign 11-year old #Manu who is considered an incredibly special talent. pic.twitter.com/5Vq2T1JP6Z
— Seleção Brasileira (@BrazilStat) March 14, 2017
Watch his clip below
However, Correio do Povo reports Barcelona are actually in trouble over their interest in Manu. They say Gremio are set to report them to FIFA over the promising youngster.
Manu was given permission to visit La Masia’s facilities from the Brazilian club. But the club suspects foul play as he has faled to return after the agreed time frame.