Lamine Yamal draws huge Mbappe Comparisons post Renewal

Lamine Yamal, the 16-year-old prodigy at Barcelona, is not only making waves with his incredible talent but has also secured his future at the club with a recent contract renewal. In an exclusive interview with SPORT, former Celta Vigo manager Carlos Carvalhal couldn’t help but praise the young sensation and draw comparisons to the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Lamine Yamal Praise

Carvalhal faced Barcelona during his tenure at Celta Vigo last season. While praising the youngster, Carvalhal reminisced of Cristiano Ronaldo’s formative years at Manchester United. Whether handed a starting role or just ten minutes on the pitch, Yamal consistently delivers impressive performances.


Yamal’s rapid ascent through the ranks has left experts and fans in awe. Carvalhal boldly predicted that he could reach the level of Kylian Mbappe, drawing attention to Yamal’s immense potential. While it’s essential to nurture young talent carefully, Barcelona has a rich history of player development. They offer the ideal environment for Yamal to thrive.

“When he starts he does very well and when he gets ten minutes, he does too. It reminds me of Cristiano Ronaldo’s process with Ferguson at Manchester United. This is a very important process for his growth and Xavi is doing a phenomenal job,” .

Carlos Carvalhal

“He has tremendous potential and, if he continues like this, he’s going to be at Mbappé’s level,”.

Carlos Carvalhal


The anticipation surrounding Yamal’s future continues to grow as he consistently impresses on the pitch. His recent contract renewal with Barcelona further solidifies his status as one of football’s brightest prospects. The club’s commitment to nurturing young talents is reflected in this exciting development.


As comparisons to football giants like Mbappe and Ronaldo loom for the youngster. Lamine Yamal’s journey serves as a testament to Barcelona’s dedication to grooming and nurturing emerging talents. With his incredible skills and a bright future. Yamal is set to leave an indelible mark on both the club and the footballing world.