Valentin Barco will have eyes on him on Saturday evening as Boca Juniors look to win their first Copa Libertadores title since 2007 against Brazilian side Fluminense.
Barco is the jewel in Boca's proverbial crown, with the youngster attracting plenty of attention from abroad. Brighton looked set to land him over the summer, but the full-back decided to finish the Argentine season – which runs over the calendar year – with Boca.
And with the delay, it could allow Manchester City to swoop in for the youngster's signature. Reports from Argentina suggest Pep Guardiola is 'enchanted' with the 19-year-old.
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Barco would cost as little as £8.7million, with that sum enough to trigger his release clause. Liverpool are also rumoured to be lining up a move for the full-back.
And Jurgen Klopp will also be watching Fluminense's Andre during the clash. Andre has been at the heart of Fluminense's charge to the final of South America's answer to the Champions League.
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Barco's talents haven't gone noticed by football fans either – and the Argentine is the most purchased played on FM24, which was pre-released late last month.
"Casual reminder to UK folks you can tune into the Copa Libertadores final tonight on BBC Three to see Barco," one fan shared. While a second added: "One last game for Barco before he goes to England!"
Barco's deal at Boca runs out next season, and reports in Argentina suggest he has his heart set on a move to Europe.
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