City CEO on youth development

Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano on youth development: “We call it the development gap. The one thing that they do very well in Europe but not so well in England is B teams, where you can have young players playing for clubs before they are ready for the first team.”

Ferran Soriano (speaking in Dubai): “Taking young players to the first team has advantages in that if you have a consistent method of playing football, they already know how to play the style if they are home-grown players. It’s something Barcelona does very well.”

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