La Liga prospects
La Liga returns from it's winter break tonight so we look at some young prospects set to make an impression in the 2nd half of the season.
Brais Mendez - £2.75 - The 21 year old Celta Vigo midfielder had a great 1st half of the season contributing to 9 goals(4 goals/5 assists) in 14 games(12 starts), his OPTA rating of 7.37 is 5th highest in the league. His price has risen steadily from around £1.40 upon introduction in Oct and he recently made his Spain debut coming off the bench to score the only goal in a 1-0 win vs. Bosnia.
Samuel Chukwueze - £3.06 - The 19 year old has been in fine form in this breakthrough season, he has started the last 6 league games scoring 2 goals and been Villarreal's star man with an OPTA rating of 7.14. He has recently made UEFA's list of '50 players to watch out for' and been linked with a move to Arsenal.
Maxi Gomez - £2.81 - After scoring 18 La Liga goals last season the 22 year old Striker has scored 8 goals(+ 4 assists) from 15 games this season(13 starts) with an OPTA rating of 7.20. He has recently been linked with Spurs, Atletico Madrid & Barca.