Chadi Riad in a match with Barça B


Barça manages to bring positions closer in the renovation of one of the 'jewels' of La Masia

Published:21/06/2022 - 23:07h

Updated:21/06/2022 - 23:07h

The subsidiary of FC Barcelona will have a luxury reinforcement for 2022-23. This is Chadi Riad, a 19-year-old central whose renewal is very close to being completed. The Moroccan arrived at the club in 2019 and had a great season in Juvenil A

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Chadi Riad Is considered like "the central of the future" in the FC Barcelona. The player of 19 years arrived to the club in the summer of 2019 and, after three seasons in The Masia, is smart to turn into the leader of the the saga of the Barça B. As it advances 'SPORT', the directive is very near to renew him, since the defender culminates agreement the next 30 June. In this sense, the group directed by Sergi Barjuan will be able to suplir the drop of Arnau Commas, the one who left free to the FC Basilea.

Riad Arrived to the Barça in the summer of 2019 pertinent of the Mallorca 'to cost zero'. The defender was born in Palm, but has the African nationality thanks to his father and already won the Youth African Games with the Sub 15 of Morocco in 2018 (victory 3-1 in front of Nigeria). With hardly 18 years, Chadi already debuted with the Sub 20, converting a goal in a friendly against Romania contested the past year.

His debut in the Juvenile B with Franc Artiga in the bench. In the 2020-21 left to the Sabadell under the technical direction of Antonio Hidalgo, turning into the youngest player (17 years) in debuting in the group 'arlequinado'. In the past season returned to the Juvenile To, where showed rapidity and good driving with his left-handed profile, in addition to physical power and an excellent aerial game.

The shortage of left-handed head offices and of that carry physical (measures 1.86 m) turn him into an authentic 'jewel' of The Masia. Besides, in the 2021-22 contested 450 minutes in 5 parties of the UEFA Nations League, by which his trainers consider that it already is prepared to help to the Barça B in the First RFEF, where the ones of Sergi Barjuan come to remain outside of the 'playoff' of promotion.

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Although the negotiations postergaron more than the expected, everything is done so that Chadi Riad firm his second agreement with the FC Barcelona. In 2019, the blaugranas anticipated to the Villarreal and attained to remove it to a Mallorca that separated him of the Juvenile B in his last semester in the club for having signed with the Barça. In this way, Joan Laporta will be able to ensure to one of the bastions of the defence culé of the future.

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