Is Fati Lionel Messi's successor?
17 year old Ansu Fati has been making headlines for all the right reasons. Having taken the world of football by storm the Barcelona wonder kid has exhibited such football prowess it's a pleasure watching him at play.
Here is what we know about the young man. The youngster first made his debut on August 25 2019.He turns 18 on 31 October and is a few goals away from beating Pablo Pambo Quintana's record for more goals scored in the Spanish League before the age of 18. He is also the youngest player to score for the Spanish national side, ln La liga, Santander and the Champions League. Fati's 9 goals so far in Laliga Santander puts him third in the shots to goals ranking since August 2019 behind only Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi. He is contracted to Barca until 2022 and has recently made the first team. He went on to score the opening goals in the first two games against Villarreal and Celta Vigo.
Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool were interested in the teenage sensation and Barcelona are said to have turned down an offer in the range of a whooping £137million this transfer window period.