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Champions League: Five to watch

Published 1120 GMT (1920 HKT) September 16, 2014
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Hakan Çalhanoglu of Bayer Leverkusen has won rave reviews for his performances. The 20-year-old, who arrived from Hamburg during the offseason, is one of the most promising attacking midfielders in European football. Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images
Alen Halilovic was just 16 when he made his debut for the Croatian national team -- now the Barcelona starlet is hoping this will be his breakthrough season at the Camp Nou. While he's played for the club's B team, the midfielder is now aiming to make his mark on the Champions League. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images
Ruben Neves is only 17 but he's already making scouts across Europe sit up and take notice. The Porto midfielder, who became the club's youngest ever goalscorer, has incredible vision for one so young and can produce some exquisite passes. Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images
Kingsley Coman, an 18-year-old midfielder joined Juventus after failing to agree a new deal with French club Paris Saint-Germain. Full of pace and power, his ability to run with the ball will cause defenders all sorts of problems. Dino Panato/Getty Images
Monaco's 20-year-old forward Lucas Ocampos is expected to break into the Argentina national team following a number of rave reviews. Able to play on the wing or up front, his pace, trickery and physical attributes make him a real danger to opposition defenses. Jean-Chrisophe Magnenet/AFP/Getty Images