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Report: Barcelona set to sign Belgium wonderkid for January

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It's time to add another name to the list of potential Barcelona signings in January.

According to reports from Spain, the Blaugrana club has a deal with Belgian wonderkid and Anderlecht star Youri Tielemans. The 18-year-old is one of the highest rated prospects in football, and his evolution has been followed closely by teams like Chelsea and Arsenal in England, along with Borussia Dortmund in Germany. However, his future allegedly involves a Blaugrana shirt.

Tielemans has been the main target of new Barça director Robert Fernández, who has been scouting the player since his days as a sporting director at Atlético Madrid. Robert has watched multiple matches involving the youngster, both in the Belgium league and the youth national teams.

The central midfielder became the third-youngest players to start in a Champions League game back in 2013, and he has been an undisputed starter for his team since he was 16 years old. He always impressed because of his skills and power, but what really caught the eye of Barça scouts is the improvement in his passing and vision, which is always important for Barça.

Oh, and he can do stuff like this:

I think that might be worth a few millions.

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