Barcelona have always produced the best youngsters in the world. Whether they buy them or nurture them since their seventh birthday, the Catalans have seen many youngsters climb through their ranks.
From Carles Puyol to Lionel Messi, passing by Marc-André Ter Stegen or Samuel Eto’o, Barça have developed some world-beaters in recent years. Recently, while Josep Maria Bartomeu’s board strayed away from La Masia, they still bought some promising young players.
Frenkie de Jong, Ousmane Dembélé, and Sergiño Dest have all joined the Catalans after impressive spells at their former clubs. While the midfielder and the full-back came through at Ajax, Dembélé impressed in France and Germany and is now enjoying a bit of a renaissance at Camp Nou. However, on top of all of these promising youngsters, there are four that stand out the most.
This list consists of the four players who will have the squad built around them in at least five years. In contrast, Dest, Frenkie de Jong, and Dembélé already are established members of the team and are essential for the present of the club. Continue reading