Teenage left-back Juan Miranda believes Jordi Alba ‘has many years left in the Barcelona first-team’ despite making his Champions League debut.
The 18-year-old impressed in his first appearance for the club in the Champions League – and his first outside of three Copa del Rey appearances.
“Alba is very good and has many years left in the Barcelona first-team,” Miranda told reporters, as cited by Marca.
“I’m still in the B squad and will work to continue to enjoy opportunities in the first-team, me and (Marc) Cucurella are good, promising players.
“I’m very happy for my debut of course, although at the start I was particularly nervous but my teammates reassured me.
“Messi and Valverde both told me to be myself and gave me the groundwork to play well, I want to have more opportunities.
“Ousmane Dembele? He has a lot of quality, I do not get involved with his punctuality.”
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