Andrea Ranocchia (Bari :: Italian :: age 21)
Bari impressive season so far much depended on their strong defense, leading the defense line Ranocchia is an attractive target for Inter, Juventus, Manchester and Arsenal, Andrea is an international player with Italy U-21 team.
Leonardo Bonucci (Bari :: Italian :: age 22)
Labeled with his teammate Ranocchia as the toughest defensive due in the Italian Serie A. Bonucci is a gifted central back with versatility of playing on both flanks.
Sergio Canales (Racing Santander :: Spanish :: age 18)
The latest hot prospect of the Spanish football, Canales show a glimpse of his extrodinary talent against Real Madrid (Nov 2009 at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium), hailed as the new Julen Guerrero (ex-Bilbao attacking midfielder).
Canales will be out of contract at the end of the season and Real Madrid leading the queue to secure his services along Barcelona and others.
Mesut Ozil (Werder Bremen :: German :: age 20)
Making the headlines with his silk passes, fast movements, great touch on ball, and combined with good physical attributes. Ozil’s creativity and mobility let him comfortably play behind the strikers (trequartista) or as a fake (auxiliary) winger.
Benoît Trémoulinas (Bordeaux :: French :: age 24)
The deadly crosses provider with an outstanding forward runs in the left flank of Bordeaux. Under Laurent Blanc he flourished promoted from youth team ranks, Trech under Milan, Real Madrid telescope.
Adam Johnson (Middlesbrough :: English :: age 22)
Skillful left winger tipped to ends England lack of gifted left footed players. Love spaces and can past defenders with his tricky football style. By the end of this season Adam will be free agent after rejecting extension offers from his club Middlesbrough.