Ansu Fati to fill up the gap left behind by Messi at Barcelona

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Barcelona are clearly struggling this season after losing Lionel Messi to Paris Saint-Germain this summer. But the gap left behind by the Argentine at Barcelona can be filled up by Ansu Fati. The Spaniard has already started to walk in Messi’s footsteps as Barcelona have assigned him the iconic number 10 jersey this season. While we have already seen what Fati is capable of doing at upfront.

The youngster joined Barcelona’s famous La Masia academy back in 2012 as he transferred from Sevilla’s youth academy. And in the next years, Fati seems to develop himself and interest others with his playing style. Following which the forward got his first break into the Barcelona first team in 2019. While played 33 matches in his first season scoring 8 goals in all competitions.

Fati looking to have more impact on the Barcelona team next season was unfortunately sidelined due to a knee injury. The youngster was only able to play 10 matches last season scoring 5 goals. The forward suffered a serious knee injury back in November 2020 and has recently returned back.

Ronald Koeman named Ansu Fati for the Levante fixture last night, hoping to give him some time. While the youngster coming on in 81 minutes scored Barcelona’s third goal of the match in the last minutes. However, Koeman has already stated that Fati will be giving only small game times as he needs some time to get back his form.

And getting his form back we can hopefully see the speedy and scoring Fati back in the pitch for Barcelona. As the Catalans are in desperate need of him since Lionel Messi left this summer. While all the Barcelona fans are hoping that Ansu Fati can lead their struggling side this season.

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