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Barcelona: Fans urge club to let Ansu Fati go to the U-17’s World Cup

Barcelona: Fans urge club to let Ansu Fati go to the U-17’s World Cup

Ansu Fati has had a whirlwind season so far, and we’re only two months in. 

The teenager has been drafted in after an early injury crisis hit the Barcelona dressing room, which has seen the likes of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele all ruled out of action in recent weeks.

Manager Ernesto Valverde was forced into seeking help from the club’s squad players, with 16-year-old Fati thrown into the deep end for the Blaugrana’s league games against Real Betis, Osasuna and Valencia.

The young winger also started Barca’s 0-0 draw with Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday night but made way for the returning Lionel Messi on the hour mark.

He has seemingly won over fans of the Spanish club with his mature performances in the prestigious red and blue, scoring twice and assisting once in the club’s recent two La Liga outings, per Transfermarkt, with there already being questions marks over who is more effective on the left-hand side of the Spanish champions’ front-three; Fati or Dembele? (per Marca,)

Now, according to reports from ESPN, Barca want the young starlet to stay in Catalonia throughout October and November, instead of representing Spain at the upcoming Under-17s World Cup.

These fans aren’t in agreement with their club, however.

Barca fans, what do you make of this situation? Let us know in the comments!

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