By Jack Bezants for MailOnline
Published: 08:00 GMT, 12 November 2020 | Updated: 08:07 GMT, 12 November 2020
Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has been busy reinforcing his ranks in the international break and has promoted promising youngster Alejandro Balde to the senior side.
Spanish paper Sport describe Balde as Koeman's 'other Ansu Fati' and say the 17-year-old is already considered good enough to feature in the Barcelona first-team.
But he won't be a direct replacement for Fati, who faces four months out with a knee injury sustained in Barcelona's 5-2 win over Real Betis in their last match.
Spanish paper Sport have hailed Alejandro Balde as Barcelona's exciting new youth talent
Balde has been reportedly been promoted to Barcelona's first-team by Ronald Koeman
Balde is an attacking left-back, described as 'explosive' by Barcelona's website.