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5 superstars to watch out for as the Champions League returns

A look at 5 superstars whose performances could make/mar their team's chances in the UEFA Champions League

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Top 5 / Top 10 13 Feb 2018, 14:56 IST
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The journey to Kyiv begins anew tonight and a host of superstars will be looking to shine brightly
The journey to Kyiv begins anew tonight and a host of superstars will be looking to shine brightly

The UEFA Champions League comes waltzing back into our lives this week and it will bring wonderful entertainment with it.

The knockout stages are an important level in this competition and proper coordination of the teams on the pitch could see them through to the next round.

However, there are instances where a particular player's magical artistry and sheer determination changes the whole landscape of a game and earns their respective teams, an opportunity to move ahead.

Here are 5 players who could dominate the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League


#5 Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)

The Kin
The current king of assists

Manchester City has been on a roll this season by being the most dominant Premier League side in years. Much of that domination has come from De Bruyne's ability to play complete football with his teammates.

He is one of the best midfielders on the planet and his ability to do magical things with the ball could be on full display when they face Basel in the round of 16.

The Belgian has all the talent in the world and will look to prove his worth as a complete player and dominate the midfield area with his perfect through balls and passes.

His accuracy in terms of passing, crossing, creating chances and shooting is superb and, his growth as a midfielder could make him a serious Ballon d'Or contender in the nearest future.

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