Player Spotlight: Guillaume Khous

This article first featured in Edition #11 of the RMD magazine (March 7, 2020)

Guillaume Khous is a French-born Liechtenstein youth international who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Bourg-Peronnas in the third tier of French football.

Born in Tremblay-en-France, a suburb in the north east of Paris, the 27-year-old began his career playing in the youth ranks of local side US Torcy. From there, Khous made his senior debut in the fourth tier National 2 with JA Drancy, playing just one league match before joining the reserve side of Lens, who played in the same division. Khous made 21 league appearances for Lens’ reserve team, before rejoining Drancy.

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Player Spotlight: Maxence Caqueret

This article first featured in Edition #10 of the RMD magazine (March 6, 2020)

Maxence Caqueret is a promising young French midfielder who currently plays for Ligue 1 side Olympique Lyonnais, having progressed through the club’s youth ranks.

The 20-year-old central midfielder began his youth career playing for local sides FC de Corbas and FC Chaponnay Marennes, before joining the academy setup at Lyon in 2011.

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Player Spotlight: Angus Gunn

This article first featured in Edition #10 of the RMD magazine (March 6, 2020)

Angus Gunn is an English goalkeeper who plays for Premier League side Southampton, having moved to the Saints in July 2018 for a reported £13.5m transfer.

Born in Norwich, the 24-year-old goalkeeper progressed initially through the academy setup at Carrow Road, but moved to Manchester City’s youth setup in 2011 – a deal which saw Manchester City made to pay a £250k compensation fee by a tribunal.

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Player Spotlight: Ruben Dias

This article first featured in Edition #9 of the RMD magazine (March 5, 2020)

Ruben Dias is a talented young Portuguese centre back who currently plays for Primeira Liga side Benfica, as well as having already earned 16 senior caps for his country despite his young age.

The 22-year-old defender began his career playing in the youth side of local club Estrela da Amadora, before moving in 2008 to the Benfica academy. Dias then continued his development with the youth side until 2015, progressing well through the different academy age grades and catching the eye of the Benfica coaching staff.

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Player Spotlight: Harry Toffolo

This article first featured in Edition #9 of the RMD magazine (March 5, 2020)

Harry Toffolo is an English full back who currently plays for Huddersfield in the Championship, having moved to the club in January 2020 having impressed at Lincoln previously.

The 24-year-old defender, who is eligible to represent Italy through his father’s family as well as England, began his youth career at Norwich. However, despite 10 years at the club, Toffolo failed to make a senior league appearance at the Canaries and spent much of his time away on loan, playing for Swindon, Rotherham, Peterborough, Scunthorpe and finally Doncaster on a temporary basis while on the books at Carrow Road.

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Player Spotlight: Danny Welbeck

This article first featured in Edition #8 of the RMD magazine (March 4, 2020)

Danny Welbeck is an experienced English international striker who currently plays for Premier League side Watford, having joined the Hornets in August 2019.

The 29-year-old forward was born in Manchester and began his football career in the youth academy ranks of Manchester United. After seven years steadily progressing through the youth ranks, Welbeck was first called up to the senior team in January 2008 and began to train and become part of the club’s first team setup, though didn’t get his first competitive outing for the side until the following season.

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Player Spotlight: Conrad Balatoni

This article first featured in Edition #8 of the RMD magazine (March 4, 2020)

Conrad Balatoni is an English centre back currently playing for Edinburgh City in the Scottish League Two, the fourth tier of football within Scotland.

The 29-year-old defender began his career in the youth academy ranks of Hearts, having been born in Leeds but moved as a youngster to the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. Balatoni failed to make a first team appearance for the club he supported, Hearts, before being released in January 2012.

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