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Real Madrid scouting seven players at under-17 World Cup

Matías Palacios (Argentina, 17)

The midfielder is the youngest player ever to debut for San Lorenzo and has also represented Argentina at under-20 level, winning the 2016 COTIF Tournament. With the junior sides, he has also won the 2017 South American Championship and was named as the best midfielder at the 2019 Granatkin Memorial with the under-17s.

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Talles Magno (Brazil, 17)

Magno has become a regular for Vasco de Gama this season, scoring twice in 15 league appearances. A tall and powerful forward, he is also quick and able to go past defenders.

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Adil Aouchiche (France, 17)

A prolific goalscorer for France's junior sides, Aouchiche is the all-time top scorer in the history of UEFA European Under-17 Championship and the pearl of PSG's academy. A midfielder who likes to operate behind the strikers, he made his debut for the senior side under Thomas Tuchel in August, starting in the 2-0 victory over Metz.

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Samson Tijani (Nigeria, 17)

A defensive midfielder for Collins Edwin in his native Nigeria, he was a key member of the side that finished fourth in the last under-17 Africa Cup of Nations. The captain of the under-17s Super Eaglets, he scored his first international goals in a 4-2 victory over Hungary in the opening group game.

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Fernando Ovelar (Paraguay, 15)

The Cerro Porteño attacking midfielder hit the headlines last year when he bagged his forst professional goal in the Paraguayan Superclásico against Club Olimpia at just 14 years old, becoming the youngest scorer in Paraguayan Primera División history.

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Naci Unuvar (Netherlands, 16)

The Ajax winger is the latest prospect to emerge from the Dutch club's famed academy. In 2018 he became the youngest scorer in UEFA Youth League history. Also able to operate as a forward, the Ajax under-19 player is two-footed and did the rounds on social media earlier this year courtesy of a glorious ball against Feyenoord.

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Johan Mina (Ecuador, 17)

The Emelec forward was the top scorer at the last South American under-17 Championship with six goals and was named among the top 60 young players born in 2002 in The Guardian's most recent list. Barcelona have sent scounts to Brazil to run the rule over him.

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