Caden Clark, during a match with the Barça Academy in United States


Caden Clark, the young promise of the Barça Academy that shines in the MLS

Published:18/10/2020 - 12:44h

Updated:18/10/2020 - 19:49h

The midfielder of 17 years Caden Clark, formed in the academy of the Barça in USA, has scored two goals in his first matches with the New York Red Bulls

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Caden Clark has turned into the youngest player of the Major League Soccer (MLS) in marking in his two first parties. The player, gone out of a Barça Academy in United States, already has showed that has all the possibilities to turn into a big footballer in spite of his short age.

The midfield player of 17 years annotated an authentic golazo in the minute 77 during his second party with the T-shirt of the New York Network Bulls, to help to his team to empatar 1-1 in front of the leader of the classification, the Toronto FC, during the night of the Wednesday. Clark had escaped of the pressure of Marky Thin and attained a spectacular shot from out of the area that was impossible to detain by Quentin Westberg, guardameta of the Toronto.

The player formed in the academy of the Barça had signed his agreement with the club of New Jersey during the morning of the Saturday and this same night premièred like goleador, in the victory by 1-0 of the Network Bulls on the Atlanta United, turning into the fifth younger player in annotating during his debut in the history of the MLS.

In United States already recognise him like a "young phenomenon" and a player that has the DNA of the Barça, after forming in the Academy blaugrana during three years, between the 14 and 17 years, just before giving the step to the professional football. Clark has turned into the third footballer in debuting in the MLS after graduating of the Barça Residency Academy in Arizona. Before it had attained it Bryce Duke (at present player of Los Angeles FC) and Julian Araujo (Los Angeles Galaxy).

Clark will follow in its footsteps Tyler Adams

Although of safe a lot of clubs will interest in the player of the RB NewYork , between them the FC Barcelona, expects that it follow in its footsteps his compatriot Tyler Adams and one to the Network Bull Leipzig, of the Bundesliga, during the month of January of the 2022, when will have the majority of age.

The next 14 months, in case that it finish recalando in the RB Leipzig of Julian Nagelsmann, will be to reinforce his skills like footballer and continue developing in the North American football, of where in the last years have gone out stars like Gio Reyna, Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie or Chris Richards, although in his case did not contest minutes before giving the big jump to Germany.

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