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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