15-year-old Lamine Yamal could become the youngest player to ever feature for FC Barcelona. The youngster has been has been named in Barcelona’s squad ahead of their game against Atletico Madrid. Ahead of the game Barcelona boss Xavi showed his confidence in the youngster and hinted at a possible debut for Yamal.
Yamal is born in 2007 and spent most of his youth career in Barcelona’s famed La Masia institution. This season he has been representing Spain at U19 level, which shows the massive potential the youngster has. “Trust me, Lamine Yamal has really tremendous skills. He can mark an era at this club”, Xavi told reporters.
“We are not afraid to call him, as Lamine can help us despite being 15 years old. He has a lot of personality and talent.” Yamal has been playing for Barcelona’s U19 team this season and he has been playing in the UEFA Youth League as a winger. From December 2022 Yamal was given the chance by Xavi to train with the first team.