One of the biggest club in the World Barcelona from Europe. Who groomed lionel Messi at a tender age of 13 until he made his debut at the age of 16. They are now eying Chiefs highly rated youngster. They are well known for grooming youngster who eventually make a big impact later in their career, including the former Barcelona captain Andres Aniesta.
Chiefs youngster has done well ever since he won COSAFA cup under-17 footballer of the tournament in 2021. Many people can't get enough of his talent. He has taken the football community in SA by storm. Fans voted for him to be included in new competition DSTV Compact cup. He also provided an assistant to help his team the Warriors win 2 - 1 in the tournament.
According to reports Spanish Giant have made contact with the Naturena based team regarding Mduduzi Shabalala. He has done extremely well so far at Chiefs which saw him getting promoted to the senior side at Chiefs.
According to a source Shabalala is expected to go overseas and attend trials with Barcelona. According to La Masia from Barcelona academy did confirm that they were in contact with Chiefs regarding their star player. There were talks behind the scene regarding Shabalala but nothing has been concluded yet.
Barcelona academy wants to take a close look at the boy come end of the season.
For the past two seasons Shabalala has been on fire. He scored hat-trick when chiefs reserve side lost to Royal AM. COVID-19 crisis at Chiefs manage to open doors for him. He was part of the senior squad which played against Sekhukhune in December 12 which Chiefs won the game 2 - 0.
This could also be a big break for Shabalala to impress Chiefs senior technical team as chiefs as well as Barcelona Academy.
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