In Spain he surprised this Wednesday with news that promises to shake up the next European pass market. According to the press of that country, PSG wants to “steal” one of Barcelona’s youth jewels. The article published by the newspaper Sport, and signed by Iván San Antonio, the Parisian cast will try to keep the record of one of the homegrown players with the greatest projection of the culé club
Is about Diego Almeida, the central defender Juvenile A, who was summoned assiduously for Spain in all the lower categories from the U-15 to U18, So what has Ecuadorian parents, so that I could play for said South American team led by Gustavo Alfaro and who is about to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
This presence in the national team, added to the meetings in the minor divisions, where he even joined the FCB Escola, put the eyes of several powerful European teams.
According to the sports site, the Paris Saint-Germain leadership tempted the 17-year-old footballer with an offer exceeding what he currently has. PSG will seek in this way repeat what happened with Xavi Simons and Kais Ruiz, two other young stars who started at Barcelona and are currently working for the French team.
Diego Almeida, who will turn 18 on February 12, 2022, has a current contract with Barcelona until mid-2023, after initiating its renewal in July of last year, a few days after turning 16. Although his intention would be to continue wearing the Blaugrana shirt, “PSG is pushing for him to change his opinion”, reflection Sport.
Although so far he has not made his debut at Barça B, last Thursday, November 11, he trained with the first team led by Xavi Hernández. Surely, aware of the situation, the brand new Barcelona coach will have wanted to send a message to the youth in the face of rumors of a possible signing for PSG.
In addition to Paris Saint-Germain, Diego Almeida, whose parents are Ecuadorians and he still has the possibility to play for the Ecuadorian National Team, where he was already cited by his Federation in 2018, is followed by other French clubs and also by Italian casts.
“Now the fight for Almeida from FC Barcelona is going to come, who has been summoned to the first team by Xavi. It is a very technical backcenter and now Spain will have to fight over the issue of where they are going to play. Let’s hope he comes to play with us because we have him plans for the Sub 20 ″, affirmed Jorge Célico, coach of the Sub 20 of Ecuador.
“I would be of the idea to suggest that you summon him for the friendly against El Salvador but only to suggest. He (Alfaro) makes his decisions, it is a great possibility, he is a boy who plays as a back center but is a back center with conditions of a central midfielder, he is very fast, ”he said in a dialogue with Radio Sports Area (99.3 FM).
“Almeida has very good timing in the recovery of the ball and has an elegance to play very important, technically he is one of those players that makes me fall in love, good biotype, he is not tremendously big but he has good physique, he is from 2004,” he closed .
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