Top 5 New Superstars of the UCL Group Stage
Read about the New Superstars of the Champions League who took the world by storm. They made their mark in global football by showcasing their calibre. Read who are the best players of the Champions League Group Stage:
1. Erling Braut Haaland
The Norwegian impressed the most in the UEFA Champions league group stage. The 19 year old bagged 8 goals in the 6 matches he played in the competition. He was one of the best players of Champions League group stage.
Despite being placed in a tough group with the likes of Liverpool, and Napoli who have arguably one of the best defences in the world. The striker looked lethal against them as well constantly troubling the defenders with his positional awareness and great touches .
2. Dani Olmo (Dinamo Zagreb)
Dani Olmo is a Spanish player who can play as an attacking midfielder or a winger.
Once labelled as the prodigy of Barcelona , they bought 9 year old olmo however, in 2014 he was sold to Dinamo zagreb. He was one of the New Superstars of UCL Group Stage.
Since then player the player has shined constantly showing he’s ready to play for the top European leagues like Haaland. The Spaniard managed 5 goals and 1 assist in the UEFA Champions League group stage and is one of the best players of Dinamo Zagreb.
3. Achraf Hakimi (Dortmund)
The loanee from Real Madrid has shown potential and promise to be back and fight for his place at the spanish club. With some thoroughly impressive performances at the UCL despite being in the group of death.
The Moroccan international has shown his versatile side as well as he can adjust to any wing despite being primarily as a RB he looks comfortable as a LB as well .
He’s also being used as a wingback in the Dortmund side and the Moroccan hasn’t disappointed by scoring 4 times in the competition most by any defender.
4. Takumi Minamino (Salzburg)
The 24 year old Midfielder from Japan has been impressive in the Uefa champions league group stage. Although he managed to score only 2 goals unlike others of his Salzburg’s teammates. But still the Japanese has been a center of attraction and has already been signed by Liverpool as a January signing. Because of his great link up play like Roberto Firmino. He comes with an absolute bargain release clause of €8.5M this man can prove to be a steal for any top European club.
5. Rodrygo (Real Madrid)
The 18 year old young sensation has been a great impact for the Los Blanco’s as whenever he has started a match for the Madrid side this season they have never lost. In fact in the 7 games he has started, Real Madrid have won 6 and drawn 1 of them. uefa.com
Rodrygo has already scored 4 UCL goals including a hat-trick against Galatasaray. Which makes him the youngest player to score a Uefa champions league hat trick. He can become one of the best players for Real Madrid in Champions League.
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