31 December 2011

[Youth] Calvet, Quintillà and Ayala, Guardiola orders

The inexhaustible 'factory' of La Masia continues to bring new talent into the first team of FC Barcelona. Pep Guardiola was on Friday with three new faces in the evening training.

There are three players in the Juvenil A: defender Sergio Ayala (18) and midfielders Jordi Quintillà (18) and Pol Calvet (17). The first has already acted on occasion with Barça B, and also participated in the morning session on Friday. Ayala is a defender who can act as central and left side. Used know bluntly, while releasing the ball well played from behind. Calvet is an 'made in Masia', creative and organized, which after a campaign marked by injuries has settled into the team. And Quintillà is an offensive-minded midfielder, whose younger brother Xavier defense of juvenile B, 15, has already attracted interest from clubs like Arsenal.

In the afternoon did not practice any of those organized by the Catalan team to play against Tunisia this Friday: Valdés, Font, Pique, Busquets, Xavi, Cesc, Cuenca, Muniesa, Sergi Roberto Montoya.

Carles Puyol was low late in the notice of Johan Cruyff because of some discomfort in the adductor of the left leg, and was brought outside the group, as Alexis. Iniesta, meanwhile, continued his recovery process. (via SPORT)