He is considered the best coach in the history of college basketball, John wooden, I knew exactly what the formula for your success: “I prefer to have a lot of talent and little experience little talent and a lot of experience. “That message seems to have permeated the Bundesliga forty years later. In the last decade, the German league, less economically powerful than the Premier or LaLiga, has done a spectacular bets on taking over the biggest promises in European football to cement the foundation of their football and, so far, it has been a success. There are names like Haaland, Upamecano, Bellingham, Sancho or Davies. And in his search for those rough diamonds, he has found a mine in the LaLiga quarry.
Omar Mascarell, Mikel Merino, Dani Olmo, Angeliño, Borja Mayoral Y Jesus Vallejo are a clear example of young footballers who, waiting for a chance at their home clubs, They ended up packing their bags and went to the Bundesliga looking for minutes and opportunities; today they all play in established clubs.
Now the road to success others go through. German clubs are clear that betting on a player before his name begins to sound in the media is key to the development of their sports bet. That is why this summer Eintracht signed 17-year-old Fabio Blanco, what happened from youth of Valencia to the first team of Eintracht without even going through the subsidiary of the group che. Enrique Herrero, 16, also arrived in Frankfurt this week after Madrid and Barça had become interested in him Villarreal youth squad, although in his case, the idea is for him to train with the Eintracht first team but play for the subsidiary, just like the former UD player Alzira Nacho Julià, also a newcomer.
A little further north, in Wolfsburg, the club of the Volkswagen he noticed two years ago a very young Sevillian center-back from the Betis quarry, Anselmo McNulty, that in two seasons he became the captain of the U-23 team and that this year he will play the Champions League with a first-team record.
All these examples are a sample of the important bet that he german soccer is doing for the Spanish quarry. Investment in infrastructures and above all, the confidence of the new German technicians (Naggelsman, Tuchel, Rose …) they are the big ones reasons why young Spaniards decide to leave To Germany. To such an extent that agencies such as LeaderBrock, which represents Pedri and Ferran, among others, have placed a headquarters in Düsseldorf knowing this new trend.
Pedri is precisely another example of German interest in the Spanish quarry. Bayern made a offer to Barça of 40 million for the canary after 8-2 in the Champions League last year. A risky bet by a player who had not made his debut in First. Luckily for Barça, he rejected the offer and has Pedri for a while …