Samper the latest gem from Barca production line

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  • Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

BARCELONA (Reuters) - One thing that has stood out during the early stages of Luis Enrique's stint as Barcelona coach is the faith he is placing in recent graduates from the club's famed "La Masia" academy.

At least in the opening weeks of the season, Luis Enrique is relying on home-grown talent more than his predecessor Gerardo Martino did and the latest to be given their debut in the first team was 19-year-old midfielder Sergi Samper.

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