5 Young Players You Need To Be On A Lookout For This World Cup

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Cody Gakpo, 23, Netherlands   On the radar of many clubs in Europe, this Dutch forward has scored a goal in each of the Netherlands’ group-stage games. Occupying a slightly central attacking role, Gapko has shown a high promise when it comes to picking the right spaces and angles.  

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Yunus Musah, 20, USA   Despite getting knocked out of the World Cup, the American midfielder was quick to show his dynamic ball-carrying ability. The 20-year-old also put on an impressive display against Iran, closing down space and hustling the opposition (24 challenges) till the very end.

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 Enzo Fernandez, 21, Argentina   Lionel Messi might be the main attraction of this Argentinian side, but that hasn’t stopped Fernandez from showcasing his capabilities. In his outings, the 21-year-old has been everywhere; winning headers, tackles and even scoring goals!  

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 Jude Bellingham, 19, England   You’ll see Bellingham’s name popping out a lot in the future, with the English midfielder being praised for his both technical and physical superiority on the ball. While not featured in last year’s Euros, the 19-year-old is slowly making his presence felt this World Cup  

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Eduardo Camavinga, 19, France  Despite a quiet start to his World Cup campaign in Qatar, the Real Madrid midfielder is still considered to be one of the brightest prospects in Europe right now. After all, who can forget the 19-year-old scoring on his Real Madrid debut? 

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Predicted XI: PortugalGoalkeeper: CostaDefence: Dalot, Pepe, Dias, CanceloMidfield: B. Silva, Neves, Carvalho; FernandesAttack:  Felix, Ronaldo Jr

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Predicted XI: SwitzerlandGoalkeeper: KobelDefence: Widmer, Akanji, Schar, RodriguezMidfield: Freuler, Xhaka, ShaqiriAttack: Sow, Vargas, Embolo

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