The seven new faces of Celta
The homegrown players have debuted this season with the celestial team
Celta is the major league club that has used the most homegrown players this season. The data, which was known a few days ago, is due to the significant presence of players from grassroots football who are part of its eleven type and massive irruption of young values this season.
The first team has on its payroll 10 players of the 23 that make up the squad. Six of them have been headlines this season. Iván Villar or Rubén Blanco, in the goal, and with them, Hugo Mallo, Denis Suárez, Brais Méndez, Iago Aspas and Santi Mina. Half a dozen footballers of the house have been part of his eleven type. All of them from the province of Pontevedra.
But also seven homegrown players They have debuted in the League this season. Four with Óscar García –Fontán, Sergio Carreira, Gabri Veiga and Miguel Rodríguez-, and three with Eduardo Coudet –Carlos Domínguez, Lautaro and Hugo Sotelo-.
The one who has played the most minutes has been Jose Fontan. The central accumulates 648 in League, distributed in 14 games, plus 180 in the two cup games. Follow him Sergio Carreira with 259 minutes in the league, with one goal included, and 180 minutes in the Cup. Carlos Dominguez with 270 minutes in the league. Meanwhile, Gabri Veiga accumulates 113 minutes in 5 league games.
More testimonial is the presence of Lautaro with 13 minutes in a League match and 132 in the Cup, a competition in which he scored a goal, the 27 minutes of Miguel Rodriguez in four league games or one minute of the youth Hugo Sotelo, the last to debut last Sunday at the Camp Nou.
Total 15 footballers from football base have participated, in the absence of a match, in the current Celtic season.