After names like Pablo Torre, Endrick and more recently Arda Guler, the two giants Real Madrid and Barcelona continue to face each other in the transfer market for Ligue 1’s top young talent, Eli Junior Kroupi.
The 17-year-old is a product of the Lorient academy. He debuted for the first team in the final match of last season. Versatility helps Eli Junior Kroupi to play as a left wing striker or striker, or even as an attacking midfielder if really necessary.
Eli Junior Kroupi has appeared in 8 of Lorient’s 9 matches in Ligue 1 since the beginning of the season (5 starting matches), scored 3 goals and had 2 assists. Possessing a height of nearly 1m8 and impressive speed, The talent born in 2006 received great attention from Real Madrid and Barca.
He is currently valued at 8 million euros by Transfermarkt. However, this young striker still has a contract with Lorient until the summer of 2026, after just extending it in early August this year. Therefore, if Barcelona or Real Madrid want the services of a 17-year-old football prodigy, they will have to spend a large amount of money on Lorient.
Huy Truong | 14:07 October 24, 2023