The change of the minimum German football age for players in the Bundesliga will help Youssoufa Moukoko soon launch the first team of Borussia Dortmund, according to The Guardian.
The new Bundesliga rules allow clubs to use players when they turn 16
“We are very happy with the decision of the organizers of the German football tournament. The change in the minimum age for players in the Bundesliga can bring many benefits to young players, helping them to be facilitated. “In the Bundesliga, a lot of clubs want to give opportunities to young talents,” Dortmund Academy Director Lars Ricken told Kicker.
According to the Guardian, the new rules of the Bundesliga allow clubs to use players when they turn 16. Based on this change, Moukoko can debut in Dortmund’s first team in the Bundesliga after November 20. Earlier, Dortmund coach Lucien Favre also said he was ready to give the opportunity to play for the 15-year-old goalscorer after recent impressive performances.
Moukoko was born on November 24, 2004, in Cameroon but played for the Germany U16 team. The mature star from Dortmund’s training academy impressed the season before scoring up to 50 goals in just 28 appearances for the U17 Dortmund team.
Moukoko is considered one of the brightest young talents in Germany. At the age of 12, he made his debut for U17 Dortmund and scored 50 goals for this team. The striker, who was born in 2004, continued to destroy the Bundesliga U19 tournament when he scored 34 goals in 20 matches.
At the moment, Moukoko is playing very well at the U19 level and continues to destroy this tournament with 31 goals / 18 matches. In addition, before that, he was called up to the German U16 team at the age of … 12. This impressive performance also helped the young talent born in 2004 to be summoned to the U19 Germany squad even though he was only 15 years old now.
Recently, the teenage goalscorer has been called up to the German U19 squad. It is a reward worthy of his impressive performances.
If Moukoko joins the first team Dortmund, he will join the attack line including young players Erling Haaland, Jadon Sancho and Giovanni Reyna. Besides, if he plays in the Bundesliga, he will also break the record for the youngest player to debut this tournament of Nuri Sahin. In 2005, the Turkish midfielder made his Bundesliga debut in Werder Bremen when he reached the age of 16 years and 335 days.
Real, Barca fought for German football prodigy
Two Spanish football giants are believed to be interested in Dortmund’s only 15-year-old striker Youssoufa Moukoko.
Spanish media yesterday reported on the fact that the world’s top two teams, Barcelona and Real Madrid, are interested in Borussia Dortmund’s 15-year-old striker Youssoufa Moukoko.
The reason Barca and Real have an eye on Moukoko is that both of their key strikers are in the hash age. Having a young talent like Moukoko will be the best way for both to be better prepared for the future.
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