World Cup 2018: 5 hidden gems who could shine in Russia
The countdown is on, the most prestigious footballing competition in the world will be showcased in little time. It will be a platform for the lesser-known players to showcase their talents and perform in front of millions.
But who should you keep a close eye on? Here are five hidden gems to watch out for in the 2018 World Cup.
#5 Hwang Hee-Chan (South Korea)
The 22-year-old South Korean striker netted 12 times in 35 games last season for Austrian side RB Salzburg. He is the latest player to emerge from their famous academy, following in the footsteps of the likes of Naby Keita, Sadio Mane and Kevin Kampl. He is one to watch out for this summer, with a number of Premier League, including Tottenham and a number of European clubs showing interest. It was recently reported that Borussia Dortmund have joined the race for the £13 million-rated forward.