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Lucas Paqueta

5 brilliant Brazilians to watch in 2019

Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Alisson and Fernandinho dominated the headlines in 2018, so which brilliant Brazilians will make the breakthrough in 2019? 5 - Renan Lodi, Athletico Paranaense Lodi is merely 20-years-old, and Italian giants Juventus are reportedly already interested in...
Roberto Firmino

Will Tite make room for Firmino with Brazil?

Despite changing his game to accommodate Jurgen Klopp's tactical plan at Liverpool, Roberto Firmino is still pulling the strings in the club's title challenge Roberto Firmino had a difficult start to the season after a radical change in his role...
Neymar

Brazil’s winners and losers in 2018

In a year for Brazil which saw national team disappointment but honours for some wonderful individuals, Fernando Duarte picks through the winners and losers Lists are a tricky business, especially when football is concerned. But they are a useful way...
Gabriel Jesus

5 Brazilians who desperately need a move

The winter transfer window will give the opportunity for 5 Brazilians to resurrect their careers, including a stalling striker at Manchester City 5 - Fred, Manchester United Fred has had a terrible start to Old Trafford live and has so far...
Neymar

Who was in Brazil’s best XI in 2018?

Despite a World Cup flop, Brazil is enjoying one of its deepest talent pools in years - so who has made the best XI of the year for the Selecao? 2018 has been a difficult year for Brazil's national team...
Alisson

Premier League has become a first pick for Brazil

Spain and Italy used to be the first destination for talented Brazilians but many are choosing the previously un-fancied Premier League for their Europe debuts Besides a few exceptions, the English Premier League never used to be a preferred destination...
Richarlison

Why Richarlison to Barcelona is a bad idea

Although Richarlison has made a promising start to his Premier League and Brazil career, the forward is far from being ready for a rumored move to Barcelona Richarlison is quickly becoming one of the most famous names in England, so...
Fred

Time running out for Fred under Mourinho

A dream move to Manchester United has gone badly wrong for Fred, who is another player that is in the bad books of Jose Mourinho and faces an uncertain future Brazilian midfielder, Fred, was linked to both United and City...
Felipe Anderson

Why Felipe Anderson is a happy Hammer

After struggling to make an impact in Serie A, a move to West Ham United has seen a new lease of life for Felipe Anderson who is back in Tite's plans for Brazil... Felipe Anderson has been on fire ever...
Neymar

It’s Champions League or bust for Neymar

With the world watching on, Neymar finally produced a big-game performance for PSG against Liverpool - but the job is only half-done for the Brazilian Neymar has suffered heavy criticism ever since his stunning departure from Barcelona in the summer...
Luiz Felipe Scolari

Felipe Scolari makes history with Palmeiras

Luiz Felipe Scolari may be old-school with no truck for new coaching fads, but the Brazilian legend has delivered again with another league title for Palmeiras  Palmeiras have just been crowned as Brazil's Serie A champions following their away victory...
Richarlison

Why Richarlison is now Brazil’s best striker

Although Gabriel Jesus and Firminho have more pedigree, it is Richarlison, who has pushed to to the front of the queue to lead the line for Brazil... Brazil has always relied on a top striker in pretty much all of...
Richarlison

Brazil’s winners and losers of the week

Brazil had a double victory in the international break and while some players like Richarlison continued to shine, others should just quit straight away WINNERS Richarlison (Everton) Richarlison took advantage of Neymar's injury to steal the spotlight against Cameroon, where the Everton...
Walace

Can Walace be Brazil’s midfield destructor?

A strong performance against Uruguay combined with a solid campaign for Hannover has Walace making the case to be a midfield bruiser for Brazil Walace has come a long way since he last represented Brazil in a big match, helping...
Paulinho

Should Tite stick with Brazil old guard?

Injuries to key players such as Casemiro and Philippe Coutinho sees Tite returning to some familiar faces against Uruguay rather than trying out new talent After the major upset in the 2018 World Cup, Brazil is looking forward to winning...
Gabigol

Gabigol deserves a second chance with Brazil

Having rebuilt his career with Santos after flopping in Europe, Gabigol is proving that he deserves another chance to show what he can do for Brazil Back in 2015, Gabigol was one of the hottest prospects in the Brazilian league....
neymar

Does Barca need another dose of Neymar?

Although rumours have concerned Neymar seeking a return to Barcelona, Fernando Duarte asks the question of whether the club he once betrayed really needs him? Depending on which website you end up on, Neymar is either considering a move back...
eder militao

The Brazilians powering the new Porto

A high-flying Porto team that has been making waves in Portugal and the Champions League has an engine room being powered by Brazilian talent Following the convincing 4-1 victory against Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League, FC Porto are on...
Joelinson

Joelinton becomes a Bundesliga big shot

Joelinton of Bundesliga outfit, Hoffenheim, is another Brazilian forward who has emerged to give Tite another striking option up front for the Selecao Brazilian football has taught us to never doubt its ability to produce fascinating talent. This is the...
Vinicius Junior

Vinicius Jr must be a Real Madrid starter

Aside from the fact that a failing Real Madrid currently has nothing to lose, Vinicius Junior has earned the right to start against Real Valladolid in La Liga  Ever since completing his move to Real Madrid from Brazil giants Flamengo,...

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