Arsene Wenger once asserted that “South America is the only continent to develop strikers today”, and the Argentinian Primera has always proved to be a great testing ground for young forwards, be it local prospects or highly-rated talents from across the region.
Arguably the best young striker in the division last season was Nahuel Bustos, who scored 9 goals in 20 league appearances for Talleres. Unsurprisingly, this has caught the attention of a number of top clubs looking for the next potential striking sensation to emerge from Argentina.
The Cordoba-born forward made his debut way back in 2016, in a brief cameo against Chacarita, but started making waves when he scored 4 goals in 3 games at the 2018 U20 Libertadores. Bustos continued that momentum with an impressive 5 goals in 11 appearances for the Talleres senior side that season.
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