Spain coach Luis Enrique has confirmed that he knows Barcelona’s youngster Pablo Martin Paez Cabira, aka Gabi, on his first call-up for the national team surprise.
The 17-year-old has stepped up into the team’s first team this season. He playing six games in all competitions, and is expected to become the club’s new star.
playing a large set of “I throw in” just 288 minutes this season. That raising questions about coming to the national team for the first time. But Enrique insists that he has known the player for a long time.
“I’ve known Gabi for many years, he is one of the players who passed the benchmarks of the Barcelona academy,” Enrique said.
“I have no doubt about the results he will give us. He has that Barcelona style. He brings interesting things with and without the ball.”