Barcelona announces Ansu Fati as Messi's replacement to take over No.10 shirt


Lionel Messi's departure from Barcelona left the No.10 shirt vacant. Barcelona decided rather than toss aside the No.10 shirt, it was best the shirt number be re-assigned to another player.

Recently, teenage football player, Ansu Fati ended his career stay at Camp Nou, he's ready for the next phase of his career. Hence, Barcelona appointed Fati as Lionel Messi's replacement. He's also expected to take over the No.10 shirt.

Fati is recognized as Barca's youngest goal scorer. He was ranked high by Barca while in their academy and his progress has been tremendous.

High expectations are placed upon Fati, who played No.31 before taking over from Messi, though he's yet to be ready to attain the height of great football stars like; Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi but he has shown great potential. It's expected if he stays focused, the sky will be his limit.

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