Ilaix Moriba, during a party of the FC Barcelona


Ilaix Moriba, Ronald Koeman's winter 'signing'

Published:8/01/2021 - 18:42h

Updated:9/01/2021 - 12:48h

Ilaix Moriba, midfield player of 17 years of the filial of the FC Barcelona, is the elected by Ronald Koeman to cover the drop of Carles Aleñá in the centre of the field

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Ilaix Moriba Has turned into the big novelty of the list of summoned of Ronald Koeman of face to the party of LaLiga Santander that the FC Barcelona will play in the stadium The Cármenes against the Granada. After the signing of Carles Aleñá by the Getafe, the Dutch technician had to cover his place in the centre of the field with a replacement and the youngster canterano of 17 years has been the elected.

Ronald Koeman already had warned that Ilaix Moriba, that was training with the first team, was a firm option to complete the announcement against the Granada. "With the cession of Carles Aleñá to the Getafe, is missing us a player. And he was in the pre-season and sometimes has trained with the first team. It is a possibility that go summoned for the party of morning", ensured the Dutch technician.

Finally, the oficialización of the announcement during the afternoon and this Friday has confirmed the presence of Ilaix Moriba in the team. With hardly 17 years, this born midfield player in Conakri (Republic of Guinea) has reached the first team with hopes to be able to do a gap in the team of the hand of Ronald Koeman that has showed that trusts the youngsters like Pedri, Ansu Fati or Óscar Mingueza.

Ilaix Moriba Already did some days that trained with the first team of the FC Barelona in seen to the goodbye of Carles Aleñá. The Hispanic-guinean yahabía been tested by Ronald Koeman during the pre-season but, when they began the official competitions, the youngster mediocentro went back to the filial of Francisco Javier García Pepper disappearing completely of the lists of summoned of the first team.

The FC Barcelona made, from the dispatches, a clear bet by the progression of Ilaix Moriba and broke the estamentos economic to offer him some contractual conditions to the height of his projection. Now, this 'todocampista' that stands out by his envergadura (185 centimetres) and his big power combined with technical quality will treat to do a gap in the plans of Ronald Koeman.

The quarry, present in the plans of Ronald Koeman

Ronald Koeman carries less than half year in the first team of the FC Barcelona but already has showed with grow the big bet that does by the young players. Before Ilaix Moriba, have had prominence in the first instrument players like Ansu Fati (18 years), Pedri González (18), Sergiño Dest (20) Francisco Trincao (20), Ronald Araújo (21) or Óscar Mingueza (21).

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