Who is this Portugal U17 prodigy being chased by Manchester City? Here is all you need to know about the teenager

Manchester City Opinion – Scout Report – Ronaldo Camara, City hoping to sign this young prodigy

According to a report in Evening Standard, Premier League champions Manchester City are hoping to beat Manchester United and Barcelona to sign Benfica starlet Ronaldo Camara.

The 16-year-old has been considered as one of the most sought-out youngsters in football, who is touted to be a star in the game. The Red Devils and the Catalans have been scouting him for a while. (h/t Evening Standard)

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Ronaldo Camara

However, Manchester City are also keeping close track of the teenager and hope to sign him and add to their already-talented academy. Camara is a Portugal U17 international, who is currently playing for the Benfica U19 side.

Without further ado, let’s take a look about the player in depth in a detailed scout report:

Scout Report – Ronaldo Camara

Age – 16

Position – Attacking midfielder

Ronaldo Camara is a dynamic attacking midfielder who started his career playing for Sporting Lisbon, where he joined in 2012. Three years later, the teenager changed colours and started playing for Benfica.

He was the best player on the pitch for Benfica in his first game at ALKASS International Cup, despite being two years younger than most of his teammates on the day.

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Camara made his UEFA Youth League debut October 2018 at the tender age of 15. He has scored a goal in five appearances in this competition this season.

The teenager eventually signed his first professional contract in January 2019, keeping him at Benfica till 2022.

In terms of attributes, Camara is an attractive prospect on the ball, who likes to make things happen and strives to be present in and around the opposition box to either create a goal-scoring chance or score them.

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If the Portuguese youth international joins the Manchester City academy, he is certain to become better and eventually force his way into the first-team plans of Pep Guardiola in few years time.

Written by Mizgan Masani

A football enthusiast, who loves to analyse the game in depth. Following various leagues and knowing about the playing styles of different managers intrigues me to the core.
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