CNN asked one of Europe’s leading scouting experts, Tor-Kristian Karlsen, to give then his top five young players to watch out for in this season’s UEFA Champions League. Among the ‘five stars in the making’ was Croatian international Alen Halilović…
Despite playing for Barcelona B, the pint-sized left-footer has been registered in Barcelona’s Champions League squad for this season and CNN’s football expert believes this could be his year.
“Barcelona’s attacking midfielder Halilović , who made his full international debut Croatia at the age of 16,is currently playing for the Catalan club’s B side but is expected to make his way into the first team this season”, says the article.
The other 4 names to watch were: Hakan Çalhanoglu (Bayer Leverkusen), Ruben Neves (FC Porto), Kingsley Coman (Juventus) and Lucas Ocampos (Monaco).