Barcelona is working arduously this summer to bolster its youth and subsidiary squads. While also getting closer to signing Oriol Romeu. According to a recent story by journalist Albert Roge, Barcelona would sign Chelsea’s young English winger Tudor Mendel-Idowu for no money.
Xavi Hernandez, the manager of the first team, has already taken notice of Mikayil Faye since his arrival this summer. Almugera Kabar, a left defender for Borussia Dortmund, is a player the Blaugrana are also interested in.
Mendel-Idowu, a graduate of the Chelsea youth programme. It is thought to be one of the greatest prospects to have emerged from Cobham in recent years. The 18-year-old, a winger by trade, has played 35 games for the Blues Under-18 team. By scoring 13 goals and assisting on six more.
The dynamic winger has also played four times for the England national team at the Under-17 level, scoring three goals.
Mendel-Idowu will now move to Catalonia with no further cost. The young phenom will sign a three-year deal with Barcelona that will keep him there through the summer of 2026.
According to the source, Mendel-Idowu is a player on whom the new sporting director Deco is placing his bets. The winger will initially play for Barça Athletic, where preseason will soon get underway.
A promising player like Mendel-Idowu has been added, which is good news for Barcelona’s future. Further given the influx of young players like Lamine Yamal, Estanis Pedrola, the aforementioned Faye, and Aleix Garcia.
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