5 Clubs with the Youngest Squad in LaLiga 2021/2022
Netgenz - Netizen buzz Sport | La Liga 2021/2022 is going to be quite interesting. Real Madrid leads the top of the standings in the midst of reducing the performance of their two eternal competitors, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. On the other hand, the dark horse teams also attracted attention through captivating performances.
Interestingly, the teams were colored with prospective young teams. Some of the players even appeared prominently and provoked the interest of great European teams.
Here are 5 Clubs with the Youngest Squad in LaLiga 2021/2022
1. Valencia (24.6 years)
Valencia is a Spanish club with a long history in LaLiga. However, in recent years, their performance has fallen sharply under the ownership of a Singaporean businessman, Peter Lim. He started the club's long-term project through several young players.
Valencia is the youngest team with an average age of 24. six years. Ilaix Moriba is the youngest player on the team at 19 years old. The La Masia alumnus is on loan from RB Leipzig. Until the 27th week, Valencia could only sit in ninth place.
2. Real Sociedad (25.1 years)
Real Sociedad is the club with the youngest team in the last 2 seasons. Now, they are in 2nd place with an average age of 25, one year. Even so, they appeared stable and always managed to finish in the top six.
Alexander Isak became the most striking player. He plays the club's goal-scoring machine. The Swedish striker has collected 41 goals from 120 matches. Balance with expert players, such as David Silva and Nacho Monreal, is a special key for the team. Currently, they are in sixth place and still have a chance to snatch a ticket to the Champions League next season.
3. Barcelona (25.3 years)
In the summer of 2021, Barcelona released several of its stars, such as Lionel Messi, Antoine Griezmann, and Miralem Pjanic. After changing the coach to Xavi Hernandez, he returned to the club's identity by entrusting young players.
Currently, the average age of a Barcelona team is 25. three years. Gavi, Pedri, and Ansu Fati are among the youngest players who will be the future of the club. The Blaugrana also managed to get up and compete again in the top four rankings.
4. Athletic Bilbao (26.2 years)
Athletic Bilbao is often a troublesome team for established LaLiga teams. This season, they even managed to get rid of Barcelona and Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey. Marcelino Garcia Toral's foster children have an average age of 26, two years.
Orhan Sancet, who is 21 years old, is the club's top scorer with 6 goals in LaLiga. Currently, they are in eighth place with 40 points. Bilbao only has a distance of six points to compete for the Europa League ticket next season.
5. Getafe (26.5 years)
The club from Madrid is in 5th position as the youngest team in LaLiga this season. Getafe has an average player age of 26. five years. Enes Unal, who is 24 years old, is the most conspicuous figure in the team.
The player from Turkey has scored thirteen goals and sits in the 2nd position as the temporary top scorer under Karim Benzema. Unfortunately, the club's performance has not been better than last season. Currently, they occupy the 15th position in the standings table.
With the capital of several prospective young players, the clubs can provide good performances. Some of them even compete in the top class. With around ten matches remaining, it's worth waiting to see how far they can go.