A plucky disagreement with dad changed the course of his life forever, but such burning ambition has already made Bruno Fernandes a United hero. Taking in Italian escapades and lunacy in Lisbon, this is his remarkable story so far
Arsenal The former midfielder has agreed to return to north London – but what can Gunners expect from their new (old) man?
Kerlon Moura Souza He began as an online sensation for his mid-match trickery, and won a high-profile move to Europe with Inter Milan. Then he disappeared. So where did the Brazilian trickster go?
Tottenham Hotspur Tottenham’s in-form forward has enjoyed a fine start to the season in north London, but controversial opinions on social media have landed badly in his home nation, writes Marcus Alves
Alisson Becker On his way to Anfield as the most expensive goalkeeper ever, Alisson elicits the highest of praise from his Brazil coaches. Marcus Alves delivers the lowdown...
Philippe Coutinho Neymar gets the headlines, but Philippe Coutinho is the player Brazil can't be without. Marcus Alves digs into the roots of his relationship with Brazil manager Tite
Neymar Neymar may be Brazil's leading man at this World Cup, but a war is brewing between the country and its star striker, writes Marcus Alves
Ruben Neves Marcus Alves explains how super-agent Jorge Mendes works to keep clients and clubs happy – by ensuring everyone has a place at the table
Roberto Firmino His gifts have gradually become appreciated in England, but 'Bobby' has previously been labelled “the new Afonso Alves” in his home country. Marcus Alves explains all...
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