Barcelona's New No.10 Ansu Fati Scores Just Nine Minutes Into Barcelona Return After 10 Months out Injured

Barcelona's New No.10 Ansu Fati Scores Just Nine Minutes Into Barcelona Return After 10 Months out Injured

  • Ansu Fati who has been out of action for ten months due to injury has returned to the Barcelona squad in the iconic No.10 shirt
  • It took just nine minutes of action for the teenager to get a goal having scored in their 3-0 win over Levante
  • The prodigy picked up the ball from the midfield and navigated his way through the poor Levante defence before firing home

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Sensation Ansu Fati was brilliant upon return for Barcelona after being out of action for ten months, scoring in their 3-0 win over Levante, SunSport reports.

The teenager had underwent four knee operations but returned to the squad in Lionel Messi’s No.10 shirt and came in as a substitute late in the game.

Fati who has been tipped to be Messi’s heir needed just nine minutes to re-announce himself when Barca were 2-0 at the Nou Camp thanks to goals from Memphis Depay and Luuk de Jong.

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New Barcelona No.10 Ansu Fati Scores Just Nine Minutes Into Barcelona Return Ten-Months out Injured
Ansu Fati celebrates his goal with teammates. Photo: Urbanandsport
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The 18-year-old got hold of the ball from the midfield and navigated his way through the poor Levante defence before firing home from about 20 yards to make it 3-0, Marca reports.

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That strike was reminiscent of what young Messi had done in the past as Barcelona fans now hope for a great future.

The Catalan giants are enmeshed in £1billion debt and were forced to part ways with their former captain Lionel Messi.

The four-cap Spain international is regarded as one of the club's brightest prospects alongside midfielder Pedri, 18.

Ronald Koeman under pressure

All seems to be unwell with Ronald Koeman at Barcelona as tension continues to increase over the future of the Dutch manager.

Koeman was said to have approached his pre-match conference in a different dimension after reading a pre-prepared speech to the press and avoiding questions or criticisms in the process.

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Barca president Joan Laporta was however furious with the 58-year-old claimed that Koeman’s decision not to field any questions at Wednesday’s press conference was “unnecessary”

The Spanish politician also took a thinly-veiled dig at the Dutchman’s “defeatism” as the relationship between the two further deteriorates.

Barcelona interested in Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Barcelona are reportedly planning to sign Raheem Sterling on loan from Manchester City during the January transfer window.

The English winger seems to have fallen out of favour with his manager Pep Guardiola, thereby limiting his playing time at the Etihad Stadium outfit.

Reports coming out of the player's camp however reveal that he is not pleased with his new role at City and will consider a move away from the Premier League side.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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