Barcelona: Former Barcelona youth coach: Kubo is more like Messi, but I prefer Ansu Fati
Barcelona Explained Fati’s difficulties at La Masia
Daniel Horcas, the former coach of Takefusa Kubo and Ansu Fati at Barcelona famed La Masia academy, believes that the Japanese playmaker shares some similarities with Lionel Messi, but that he would rather keep Fati.
“Kubo is more like Messi, but I would keep Ansu Fati,” Horcas told the TV show ‘El Chiringuito de Jugones’.
When discussing Fati, Horcas explains that the 16-year-old had some difficulties whilst at La Masia.
“He’s always been a different player,” Horcas noted.
“It was a difficult time [when Horcas was coaching Ansu Fati], he went a year without playing [due to the aforementioned FIFA ban imposed on the club].
“We had to organise friendlies so that he could play.”