Ballou Tabla becomes 32nd player to represent Barça B this season

The Canada youth international made his debut at the weekend

Ballou's pace and skill is what alerted Barça to his talent

Ballou Tabla, nuevo futbolista del Barça B |

Thirty-two player, five of them no longer at the club, have represented Barcelona B this season. The most recent was Ballou Tabla, who played for 10 minutes at the Mini Estadi against Alcorcon on Saturday. He couldn't stop Barça B losing, but impressed during his short cameo.  

Ballou arrives at the club after playing 21 MLS games with Montreal Impact, 10 as a starter. He scored two goals and created two more. Barça paid around one million euros for the forward, who is at his best on the right of the front line. 

The Canada youth international, born in Ivory Coast, was one of five January signings and the 32nd player to play for Gerard Lopez's side this season. Carles Aleña's played the most games (24) followed by David Costas and the now injured Oriol Busquets (32). 

The full list of players to have played for Barça B:

Goalkeepers: Ortolá (18 games), Varo (8), Ezkieta (1).

Defenders: David Costas (22), Cucurella (21), Fali (19), Martínez (16), Palencia (15), Jorge Cuenca (14), Rodri Tarín (6), Morer and Miranda (5), Hongla (1).

Midfielders: Aleñá (24), Oriol Busquets (22), De Galarreta (19), Vitinho (18), Sarsanedas (10), Rivera (4), Monchu and Mc.Guane (1).

Forwards: Jose Arnaiz (21), 'Choco' Lozano (19), Marc Cardona and Abel Ruiz (16), Carles Pérez (13), David Concha (10), Mujica, Nahuel and Sergio Gómez (2) and Ballou Tabla (1).

Of those 32, Fali (Nàstic), 'Choco' Lozano (Girona), David Concha (returned to parent club injured), Mujica (Cornellà) and Sergio Gómez (Borussia Dortmund) are no longer in the B team.

Meanwhile, Jorge Cuenca, Miranda, Oriol Busquets, Monchu and Abel Ruiz are still classes as U19 players, while Samu Araujo's not had the opportunity to play for the B team.


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