The 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which brings together the most important teams from North America, Central America and the Caribbean, reveals several talents who may go to the old continent.
The performance of many of these professionals would allow large teams from the Old Continent to emigrate in the near future. Photos: IG-detienne10, TW-quiotosamir, IG-daryld09
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The 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup , in its 26th edition, is a national team competition that always introduces us to great soccer talents from the region. While it is true that the main names always appear in Mexico and the United States, the level has become more and more even.
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The performance of many of these professionals would allow large teams from the Old Continent to "buy" them in the near future. So, we show you the most talented players from the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup that we could soon see in European clubs .
One of the great revelations of this contest . This winger is of American origin, but represents Haiti, where he became one of its main figures in the competition. At 24, he is part of the squad of the Columbus Crew, one of the greatest teams in MLS.
He left a great performance on the left wing , he can also be located as a main forward or offensive midfielder. With 1.78 meters, the truth is that it stands out for its power, but also his speed. Currently, it has a market value of 800 thousand euros, according to Transfermarkt , really cheap due to its characteristics and its age.
So it should come as no surprise that a small team in Europe buys or borrows he so that it can take its first steps abroad.
At the time, it was one of the surprises of the Gerardo Martino's selection, coach of Mexico . Born in the United States, he decided to play for Mexico as he had dual citizenship. At 19 years old, this attacking midfielder with 1.73 meters and stands out for his verticality and change of pace.
Left-handed, he also usually plays on the right wing and even as a false 9 , where his skills with the ball makes him a constant pass option. With a market value of 5 million euros, it is currently part of the Los Angeles Galaxy, although it is clear that its future lies in something bigger.
For example, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, one of the best forwards of the last decade, mentioned that he is one of the greatest promises on the planet , after passing through this team. We will have to see which club is willing to pay for this player.
Here is another one of those that shine in the 2021 Gold Cup . His name was put on the main pages after achieving a double in Honduras' victory against Panama. Well, at 29 years old, this player plays as a winger or offensive midfielder for CF Montréal of the MLS.
???? ¡LA FIGURA! Con un doblete, Romell Quioto ???????? fue el gran responsable de la victoria de Honduras y fue elegido como el Jugador del Partido ????#CopaOro21 ???? #EstoEsNuestro pic.twitter.com/7g8J8rIAOc— Gold Cup (@GoldCup) July 18, 2021
Although, unlike the previous ones, he is a little older, his current level allows him to consider moving to a more competitive league . With a market value of 2 million euros, this left winger had had a small stint at Wisla Cracovia between 2012 and 2013, but was never able to settle down.
As an established player, he can become a “safe” signing for a small or medium-scale team from the main European leagues.
Left back, he is one of the main promises of soccer in the United States ... and his level in the 2021 Gold Cup has done nothing but demonstrate these claims. At 22 years old, he is in the main team of the Colorado Rapids, of the MLS. However, it will not take long to reach Europe.
Let's remember that he entered the first team in 2019 and signed 53 participations with the shirt of his new team. However, it was known that he would not last long: shortly after his debut, there were known that clubs from Germany, Spain or Belgium could request his services. Well, this player, who is worth 3 million euros (approximately) could make a stop at the Belgian Royal Antwerp.
He can undoubtedly be a prolific winger for the Premier League, although he must first prove his talent in a lower level league. You have plenty of conditions to do it!
Finally, one of the figures of the competition and, perhaps, the most sought after by the elite teams of the Old Continent . American, at 21 he is part of the Orlando City SC of the MLS, where he became one of the most prominent, since he records about 10 goals in about 26 games.
Daryl Dike (21) hace su estreno goleador con Estados Unidos???????? en la Copa de Oro 2021— Express Futbol (@ExpressFutbolCL) July 16, 2021
Gran centro de Hoppe para el cabezazo del ariete ante Martinica????????.
✔Viene de marcar 9 goles en el Championship en un semestre. En la mira de clubes de Premier League.
Corpulent, he measures 1.87 meters and has a stipulated price of 8 million euros , something that will rise after standing out with his double against Martinique. The truth is that he is one of the figures of his club, but it will also take little time to reach Europe. At the beginning of the year, he had been loaned out to Barnely FC, of the English second division.
However, he has now improved his performance and is one of the top talents in the region . Without a doubt, he will have his opportunities in the most prestigious institutions of the Premier League.
You already know the players with the most future of the 2021 Gold Cup !