How foreign players are shaping this year’s Brasileirao

São Paulo, Internacional and Flamengo are all fighting fiercely for the title, with Grêmio just behind — and all are doing so with a clutch of foreign players earning the plaudits for their respective teams. It’s a trend being seen across the Brasileirao this season. The Brazilian leagues largely focus on domestic talent, with the…

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Arthur and the mission to replace a midfield legend

Age catches up with everyone. Even legendary players such as Barcelona captain Andrés Iniesta see their skills decline. But Barcelona think they may have found a solution with Grêmio midfielder Arthur. Finding the spaces where the opposition can’t get the ball, finding the opening that leads to a chance, and finding the position to receive…

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