FC Barcelona have confirmed the signing of Cameroon youth international Franck Angong upon the recommendation of club legend Andres Iniesta, marking a huge step in his captivating journey.
Iniesta left Barcelona at the end of the 2017/18 season after two decades at the Spanish giants and left widely regarded as one of the greatest ever midfielders in the club's history.
Now at Vissel Kobe in Japan, his influence at the club has clearly not diminished as facilitated that transfer of teenage sensation Angong to his former club.
The 18-year-old defensive midfielder was on the books of the J-League side after a stint in the Dominican Republic with Cibao FC - which marks an unconventional rise to one of the world's biggest club's.
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According to Football Espana, the promising talent will join up with the Juvenil A side in the 2020/21 season after receiving a sterling recommendation from Iniesta and esteemed former youth coach Albert Benaiges.
Angong joins Fabian Luzzi and Miralem Pjanic as the only confirmed arrivals for the Spanish giants thus far ahead of the new season - with the Bosnia international the only confirmed first-team signing.