Spain coach Luis de la Fuente has confirmed his priority is to care for and use Lamine Yamal carefully in an attempt to help the talented 16-year-old forward avoid injury. According to a report from ‘ Diario AS’ last Monday UFABET
Spain sacrificed both Daniel Olmo and Marco Asensio, who were injured in the 7-1 win over Georgia. Before de la Fuente recalled Ferran Torres from Barcelona and Jeremy Pino from Villarreal came to strengthen the team as a replacement.
De la Fuente also sent Barcelona’s rising star Yamal to play as a substitute at the end of the first half of the game against Georgia. And the 16-year-old forward also scored on his debut against the Bulls and became a player. Youngest kicker in history to score a goal too. But La Roja’s coach insists he will use the youngster with caution ahead of Tuesday’s game against Cyprus.
‘We have to take care of him. This will always be the first priority. Injuries are a part of football. We have to be patient with Lamine, he will have his chance.’ de la Fuente said of the 16-year-old forward.
The Bulls coach also spoke about Ferran being called up to the Bulls squad once again. Saying: ‘I’ve known Ferran Torres for many years. And I’ve seen his development and maturity as a footballer.’
‘He needs the confidence to be the Ferran we want. We cannot use footballers of this level. (With two injuries) we felt it was the right time to call him up to replace the injured man. He won’t miss this opportunity.’