'Phenomenal', 'I fear for Dembele': how Barca fans, players & the world react to Fati miracle
It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that Ansu Fati has woke up famous after his masterclass against Valencia. At just 16 years old, he became the youngest La Liga player to score and assist in a single game. Tribuna.com have collected the best reactions to Ansu's performance from his teammates, coach and the fans for you.
Barca players and the coach:
💬 Ernesto Valverde: "I'm not concerned with Ansu-Messi comparisons.They'll hype up Ansu Fati a lot, but we have to calm it down, it's our job to protect the player. I think he can provide us with many things."
💬 Sergio Busquets: "We have to be calm with Ansu and help him. Let him know where he is and the work he has to do to continue like this. He will help us a lot."
💬 Frenkie de Jong: "Ansu Fati is a player with great talent. He is very comfortable with the ball. He has a great future."
💬 Clement Lenglet: "I am really happy for him, but we must give him time because he's 16 and things can quickly change. I hope not, but we have to take care of him & support him when he plays."
💬 Nelson Semedo: "We're really happy for (Ansu) because he's a good boy. He hopes to have more chances, score more goals, provide more assists, he works very well and I think he will succeed here."
💬 Of Nigeria: "Put your head low and concentrate on the games, don't allow sweet words overtake your career. Keep shining like the 🐐. The GOAT is shining for over a decade now and he has not stop because he never allow people's words to distract him from his ambition. May God be with you now and always in all your endeavors. Keep the ⚽ rolling boy."
💬 Obiora Aduba: "Our future Messi has finally been found. Keep on shining 🔆 Boy"
💬 Kromah Musa: "Credit to Valverde as well for trusting Fati and Perez in the starting lineup. That was a bold move considering how far we’re behind in points."
💬 Mei Naoba Irom: "I think Ansu Fati is better than j.felix !We don't need Neymar to strengthen our squad.If it is,then here is the man:-Ansu Fati🙌🙌🙌"
💬 Obiora Aduba: "I fear for Dembele cos it's becoming obvious that when he returns from injury will need to put in much more efforts to put Ansu and Perez on the bench. The way this both are conquering right now Dembele must be at his old best when he returns or consider sitting out for them."
How would you describe Ansu?