Date: 12th June 2017 at 8:39am
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If you watched the U20 FIFA World Cup Final between Venezuela and England on Sunday then I expect you would have probably noticed the Venezuela midfielder, Yeferson Soteldo.

England U20 World Cup winners most certainly have superstars in the making but Soteldo, when he came on in the 51st minute stood out as someone who has the potential to become a world-class player.

I appreciate Manchester City has an abundance of midfielders but Pep Guardiola, as we well know is not shy in coming forward, especially when it comes to young and creative players.


Yeferson Soteldo and what do we know?

? The 19-year-old currently plays for Chilean club Huachipato.
? He joined Huachipato in 2016 and his contract expires in 2018.
? Market value prior to the U20 World Cup – £500k.
? Playing position – attacking midfielder, left wing.
? He’s 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) tall and weighs 55kg.
? His low centre of gravity reminds me of Sergio Aguero.
? Right footed.

Several pundits suggest he was, by far, the best player in WC tournament. He is a talented dribbler and his skill level for such a young player is said to be frightening. In addition his potential may well blossom and make him into the next superstar.




As with all youngsters, you will never know how he will develop, but to my untrained eye he certainly is one for the future.

I wonder if Pep is aware of Soteldo?




Come on Pep, sign him up before Real Madrid and Barcelona nab him!

 

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