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Barcelona legend Iniesta impressed by Real Madrid teen Kubo

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta is full of praise for Real Madrid youngster Takefusa Kubo.

Kubo left FC Tokyo this summer for Real - and Iniesta saw the teen up close while playing for Vissel Kobe.

"I know Kubo because I played against him last season," said Iniesta.

"He is an impressive talent and has a great future ahead of him. He is a young player who is gifted enough to earn a spot at one of the biggest clubs in the world.

"Only time will tell," Iniesta responded, when asked if Barcelona would end up regretting missing out on the 18-year-old.

"I suppose the club just did not want him or maybe just things went the wrong way, but Barcelona is more important than any player."

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