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5 youngsters that will light up the UEFA Champions League this season

Jidonu Mauyon
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8.17K   //    07 Sep 2018, 09:43 IST

Paris Saint-Germain v Celtic FC - UEFA Champions League
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Football fans all over the world are eagerly anticipating the return of the UEFA Champions League which is set to resume this month - with 32 clubs gearing up for action as they prepare to take part in the amazing tournament once again.

As we all know that the competition never fails to produce a lot of excitement and fantastic highlights - we are all looking forward to watching our favorite superstars entertain us with their incredible talents and amazing skills when the tournament eventually begins in the next few weeks.

While the focus will be on the fully established players including the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Junior, Antoine Griezmann and Mohamed Salah to produce interesting moments in the tournament this season, there are still other young and exciting talents who will also entertain us with their incredible abilities during the course of the competition.

Therefore, let's quickly take a look at 5 amazing youngsters who will light up the Champions League this term:


#5 Hirving Lozano

PSV v FC BATE Borisov - UEFA Champions League
Hirving Lozano is one of the brightest prospects on the continent at the moment

One of the most exciting rising young players in European football at the moment, Ajax sensation, Hirving Lozano will taste Champions League football this season - having helped the Dutch outfit to qualify for the prestigious tournament recently.

The 23-year-old is one of the outstanding youngsters that have been tipped to run riot in the competition during the campaign, due to his incredible talent and amazing displays in the Eredivisie in the last couple of years.

Lozano was one of the brightest players in the Mexican national team that participated in the World Cup this year, tormenting opposition defenders with his sheer pace, incredible dribbling skills, and fantastic goalscoring knack. He scored the first World Cup goal of his career in Russia and he is expected to continue with his incredible performances even in the Champions League this season.

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Jidonu Mauyon
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Jidonu Mauyon is a football enthusiast from Nigeria, who writes for a lot of publications, including the likes of Sportainment, Cube Soccer, Give Me Sport, FootballXtra, and Sportskeeda. He is a great fan of Lionel Messi and he likes to write about Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Liverpool. He also covers a lot of topics relating to the EPL, La Liga, Seria A and the Ligue 1. He has been doing great in the field, helping to intensify the passion for the beautiful game by sharing his opinions with his fellow soccer fans across the globe. His works have earned him recognition, notably claiming the Best Essay Writer award in the 2015 Milo Sports Writing Competition. To him, his followers are his best friends and he would go a long way to ensure that he keeps them refreshed and entertained. You love football and he does too, why not follow him so you can burn the passion together?
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