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AVB: Saints' youth policy like Barca

May 4, 2013
By ESPN staff
Tottenham manager has likened Southampton's youth policy to Barcelona's La Masia academy, claiming they nurture talent in the same way.

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The Saints have produced the likes of Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gareth Bale and Adam Lallana in recent years while defender Luke Shaw – who has emerged this season – is tipped for big things in the future.

And their work has not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by Villas-Boas bracketing ...

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