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Illias Akhomach to play for Spain at senior level

Sat 27 November 2021 | 8:44

The Barcelona starlet is eligible to play for Morocco but has decided to fight for a La Roja call up.

As one of the most praised youngsters in Barcelona’s U18 team,

Illias Akhomach

has broken through the Blaugrana’s senior team since the start of the 2021-22 campaign. 

Akhomach made his first-team debut under Xavi Hernandez against

Espanyol

last week, with Spanish sources claiming the Catalans might add him to their Champions League squad.

The 17-year-old winger has represented Spain at the underage level. However, he is also eligible to join Morocco in case of a senior team call up.  According to

Marca

, Akhomach is not keen to switch allegiance to Morocco and will fight for a spot in the Spain national team.

The starlet has the chance to play again for Barcelona in their La Liga game against

Villarreal

on Saturday.


source: SportMob

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