16 Champions League newcomers we can't wait to see this season

1. Charles Aranguiz (Bayer Leverkusen)

The Chilean midfielder is arguably the most exciting addition to the Champions League. Signed by Bayer Leverkusen a year ago, Aranguiz tore his knee ligaments a week later and his debut season was ruined. Now, at the age of 27, the elegant and combative midfielder (known as ‘the Prince’ in his homeland) gets his chance to shine. He was one of the best Chileans at the 2014 World Cup, and his skills will surely dazzle.

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Michael Yokhin

Michael Yokhin is a European football writer. In addition to FourFourTwo, he wrote for Guardian, BBC, ESPN, Blizzard, New York Times, Independent, 11Freunde, Josimar and others. He takes keen interest in leagues, teams and players that might be a bit out of the main focus in the mainstream media, and loves football history as well.