As Leicester City continue their charge towards Premier League glory, they now only have seven games to go before they could lift the title in England’s top division. Coming from a team who were last season battling relegation it is a miracle, but will it be the biggest upset? Which other teams have gone on 

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It’s always difficult to judge how a South American youngster will adapt to playing abroad, one reason why, with a few notable exceptions, the transfer fees European sides pay for young Brazilians are generally far below a player’s eventual value. That being the case, reports that Lyon were preparing a bid of €25 million for 

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On the face of it, Liverpool FC’s participation in Malaysia’s Frenz International Cup earlier this year was not a resounding success. Their Under-18 side, proclaimed pre-tournament as ‘undoubtedly the team to beat’ by the competition website, won an easy group but were dumped out in the quarter final by Valencia. However, as well as valuable 

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Dubbed the ‘Palmeiras Neymar’ by the press, 18-year-old Gabriel Jesus is one of the leading lights of the Brazil side that will compete in the under-20 World Cup final against Serbia this Saturday. Many at Palmeiras consider Gabriel to be the best player to have emerged from their academy in a long time, hardly surprising 

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Russia 2018 may be three years away, but it appears it is not too soon for Brazil’s media to proclaim a new World Cup star in waiting. Boschilia, the player in question, is only 19 but, having shone for Brazil’s youth teams and already being courted by Barcelona, the suggestion he may star for the 

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What a difference six months make: as 2014 drew to a close Geferson cut a frustrated figure at Internacional. Yet to make a single first-team appearance and relegated to the Under-20 squad, the left-back was offered for sale by Colorado bosses, but no takers were found. Now, just six months later, the 21-year-old is part 

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Fluminense midfielder Gerson looks set to become the latest young talent to follow the well-worn path from South America’s streets to the Nou Camp. And, as if Neymar, Messi and co were not a hard enough act to follow, he also has the reputation of his namesake, the Gérson of 1970 World Cup winning fame, 

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The phrase ‘Brazilian wonderkid’ is one of football’s most overused, but could the latest youngster to be tagged with it, Kenedy, be the real deal? The Fluminense attacker first came to prominence in 2013, garnering glowing media reports as he starred for the Tricolor Under-18 side that won the Al Kass International Cup in Qatar. Fast-forward two 

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Kaka is an icon. He is a living Brazilian legend and just an amazing player. He burst onto the scene while playing for AC Milan from 2003 to 2009 as a creative genius who is able to create goals from absolutely nothing. He played so well that he was awarded with the Ballon d’Or and 

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