This scout report is written by guest writer Gui Melo. Rodrigo Caio is a 20 years old defensive midfielder from Brazil, who plays for São Paulo F.C. since he was 11 years old. His debut for São Paulo’s senior team was on June 26th 2011, at the age of 17 against one of São Paulo’s biggest rivals, Corinthians. Unfortunately for São Paulo and for the young debutant, Corinthians was on an inspired afternoon that day and ended up beating São Paulo by 5×0, however Rodrigo Caio played a couple more games as a professional that year and the good performances he had in 2011 established himself as an important player for the 2012 season Read more..
UPDATE: Since this story was posted, it transpired that Henrique was refused a work permit and so won’t be joining QPR. Queens Park Rangers have managed to secure the loan signing of Henrique Almeida Caixeta Nascentes, whose name will be shortened to Henrique for the benefit of John Motson and the Match Of The Day team. As well as being the top goal scorer at last years under 20s World Cup, the striker also claimed the best player award ahead of a group of impressive young Brazilian stars including Oscar, Dudu, and Philippe Coutinho. Whilst the transition from the Brasileirao to the English Premier League is not always an easy one, Henrique possesses the determination Read more..