Sky Sports Scout - Sofiane Feghouli
Sky Sports Scout is where we scour the globe looking out for the best talent, next up is Sofiane Feghouli.
By Sky Sports Scout
Last Updated: 21/05/14 9:54am
Sky Sports Scout is our exciting feature where we scour the globe looking out for the best talent and bringing you a report on what we find.
Our Scout will report back and you can comment on what you think of our appraisal.
Also, in association with Football Manager, we give all readers the chance to win a copy of the latest game by nominating a player.
You can only nominate a player by emailing here, including the word 'Scout' in your subject line.
Should your player get reviewed by our scout, and you were first to send in his name, then you will win a copy of Football Manager Live! - which includes a pre-paid four-month subscription.
Latest under our scout's gaze is Grenoble's Sofiane Feghouli , recommended by Sky Sports reader Bjorn Steinar Palsson - who wins a copy of Football Manager Live!
The scout reports...
Attacking midfielder Sofiane Feghouli is one of the top young players in France and is currently with Grenoble.
He was born and raised in Paris and at 13 tried his luck at PSG's training centre but he was turned away because of his physical weakness. But at 16, Feghouli - who has an Algerian father - joined Grenoble.
After making his debut last season and helping GF38 to an unexpected promotion, he was rewarded with a three-year deal.
Feghouli has already proven that in the few months of the new Le Championnat season that he can mix it at the top level and his form has been recognised with a call-up to the French Under-21 squad.
In recent years, since his rejection at PSG, he has grown a lot physically and coupled with his excellent technical base his potential is huge.
Scouts from Manchester United, Liverpool, Juventus, Real Madrid and Inter Milan have all been checking on him, while all of France's top clubs are confirmed admirers.
The scout says...
The number of scouts watching Feghouli only highlights his progress in recent years. He has been labelled the new Zinedine Zidane which is a huge tag for any young player to carry.
But don't be dismissive of this huge talent - he has all the potential in the world, and ability to match.
The Scout rating
Shooting: 8 out of 10
Passing: 7 out of 10
Tackling: 7 out of 10
Heading: 7 out of 10
Pace: 8 out of 10
Vision: 9 out of 10
Current ability: 8 out of 10
Potential ability: 10 out of 10
OVERALL SCOUT RATING: 64/80
Current value: £6million
Potential value: £30million
You have read our opinion of Sofiane Feghouli - now we want your views. Have you seen Sofiane in action? Do you agree with our assesment? Do you think he will make it?
And if you have spotted anyone you think we should feature then please get in touch using the same form. We will look to send out the Scout to follow up some of your leads.