Arsenal Plan On Making A Swoop For Spanish Wonderkid: Why They Should Sign The Youngster!

Arsenal are looking to rival Manchester City’s interest in Spanish wonder, Robert Navarro. The 15-year-old is a product of the Barcelona La Masia academy and has caught the attention of the Premier League champions. It has been reported that the midfielder is eligible to get transferred now that he has turned 16.

Navarro, also called Robertinho plays for the Cadete A team and is not Portuguese or Brazilian. He is a Tajonar native hailing from Barcelona itself. His first choice sport was tennis as inspired by his father but was later shifted towards football. Navarro’s father was not too happy with the decision but his son felt more inclined towards controlling the ball with his feet rather than a racket.

The 15-year-old was taken to Osasuna for a trial after being noticed by a teacher from his school. The scouts were immediately impressed and signed up Navarro to the youth academy. He progressed fast through the ranks and was even called up to teams way ahead of his age group, eventually earning him a spot in Barca’s Alevin A team.

The teenager initially struggled to adjust to life at Catalonia based club being forced to reside with his grandparents and feeling homesick majority of the time. But he did manage to upturn those obstacles and find his way through the 5 years of footballing education at the La Masia academy.

However, the transfer to Arsenal does not necessarily guarantee that ambition altogether. It would be ideal for Robertinho to keep playing within the system he has developed in for so many years which also happens to be one of the best in Europe.

We have seen a spree of young talents come out of the Barcelona youth ranks but only the rare few get to feature for the senior squad. Others are banished to loan-spells or being transferred off in search of greener pastures.

The Catalan giants have just signed highly-rated youngsters like Yerry Mina, Arthur Melo and Vitinho into the club and are preparing for more arrivals in the next transfer window.

In the midst of all the noise surrounding the La Liga leaders, if there is one thing Robertinho should aim for is to finish his youth career with the side and look for early first-team opportunities afterwards.

It is understandably tough to get even a sliver of game time with the senior team but one can still hope. Otherwise, Navarro can follow into Hector Bellerin’s shoes and board the flight to the Emirates.

Read More: 3 Alternatives For Liverpool’s Ligue 1 Target Including This Leicester City Star!

Maybe he too can break into the Gunner squad like the 22-year-old right-back.


Share This Article

Chelsea Plan Audacious Attempt At Signing Bayern Munich Forward: Why It Is Bad News For Morata!

Next Story »

5-4-1 Predicted Bournemouth Lineup Vs Manchester United: Wilson To Start Up Front?


  • Strength And Weakness Of This New Leeds United Signing And Where Will He Fit Into Bielsa’s Plans?

    2 weeks ago

    Leeds United have confirmed that they had completed the signing of Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Portuguese winger Helder Costa. The winger has joined initially on a year-long loan deal, but ...

    Read More
  • With Hay Confirming Forward Is Close To Joining Leeds United, We Do A Scout Report On The Player

    2 weeks ago

    Leeds United squandered a glorious opportunity to return to the top flight despite enjoying a boisterous start to their 2018-19 campaign. But a lack of depth, as ...

    Read More
  • A Full Profile On Liverpool’s First Summer Signing Sepp van den Berg: What He Will Bring To Anfield?

    3 weeks ago

    Liverpool have confirmed on their official website that Sepp van den Berg will complete his move to Anfield from PEC Zwolle in July. The Dutch teenager has become ...

    Read More
  • Liverpool Are On The Brink Of Sealing Move For This Defensive Ace: A Complete Scout Report

    3 weeks ago

    According to a recent report by the Telegraph, Liverpool have won the chase to secure the services of PEC Zwolle centre-back Sepp van den Berg during the summer transfer ...

    Read More
  • Strength And Weakness Of This New Rangers Signing Joe Aribo And Does Gerrard Need Him?

    3 weeks ago

    Arsenal and Manchester City were interested. A club from the Bundesliga as well. So were Aston Villa and Southampton, Charlton wanted him to stay and somewhere Celtic ...

    Read More