Nabil Fekir is an attacking midfielder at Real Betis who joined from Lyon in 2019. Although he has yet to record an end product on the scoresheet, he has been a welcome addition to Manuel Pellegrini’s Real Betis. Fekir might thrive in the Europa League. Let’s take a closer look at his potential. Below are some tips to help you choose the right player for your team.
A forward for Premier League side Leicester City, Patson Daka has already received interest from Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United. The 20-year-old has been linked with a move to the Premier League after a spectacular season in Austria with Red Bull Salzburg. Dakota made his senior debut against Spartak Moscow, scoring four goals in thirty minutes. After signing for PS20 million from Red Bull Salzburg in June, Leicester has been patient and Patson has already delivered.
The Liverpool forward was only six years old when he made his first-team debut, but he has already been named among the best young players in the competition. The youngster has already won a number of awards, including the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. While many young players in the league have struggled to make their mark in their first season, Alexander-Arnold is showing a great deal of promise and has the potential to become a star.
After making 28 appearances for Real Madrid’s B team, Hakimi moved to the main squad to partner Lukaku in the right-back position. His arrival coincided with Real’s win in the Champions League, their 13th consecutive trophy, and fourth overall. Hakimi’s debut in the Champions League made him the first player from his native Morocco to win the competition. However, his first year with the club was not the best as Dani Carvajal and Nacho were performing at their peak and Real decided to loan Hakimi to other clubs to protect his growth.
After being a promising center-back in the Portuguese league, Dias is now a crucial part of his team’s title success. His measured calm style helps him to be a leader for his team while making interceptions. Dias is quick over long distances and dominates in the air. He is also vocal and commands his teammates. Here are some of the reasons why he’s one of the top 10 new players in the European League of Football:
Despite his age, the France international has already impressed the Bundesliga and European teams. He made his international debut in November 2017 and is already expected to feature at the UEFA Euro 2020. His parents used to travel 60 miles round trip to train with Lille. Pavard was first selected for Ligue 1 at age 18 and later moved to Stuttgart. His father was a former third-division defender.
We’ve long been fans of the German winger, but Wirtz is now one of the best players in Europe. His dazzling football skills and uncanny knack for attacking the opposition’s backline have attracted many clubs. The German international has played in the Bundesliga for the past two seasons, but only one player has more goals for Leverkusen than Wirtz.
Koulibaly made his debut for Genk in the UEFA Europa League play-off qualifying round on 23 August 2012. After the side lost to Luzern in the first leg of a two-leg tie, he was introduced to the first team and became a regular. He plays predominantly in the center of defense for the team. During the game against OH Leuven in November, he fouled a teammate and the penalty was converted by Ibou. His performance this season earned him his place in the first team until the end of the season.
Jordi Alba is a Spaniard who has recently signed a five-year contract with Barcelona. The deal included a EUR150 million buyout clause. He made his debut on 19 August, playing the full 90 minutes in a 5-1 home win over Real Sociedad. In his first year at Camp Nou, Alba had a successful season, making 57 appearances in all competitions and scoring one goal and an assist. Alba also had a productive season, making 121 crosses, 58 chances created and made 47 tackles and interceptions.
The Swedish international has been named team captain for the LA Galaxy ahead of the start of the new season. The striker scored his first goal in the Galaxy’s opening match against the Chicago Fire and added two more from the penalty spot in a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers. Ibrahimovic is currently at five hundred goals in his career, a record that puts him ahead of fellow countryman Gunnar Nordahl for most career goals. In December, he signed for AC Milan on a free transfer from the MLS side of LA Galaxy.