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Sky Sports Scout - Pablo Piatti

Sky Sports Scout is our new feature where we scour the globe looking out for the best talent, next up is Pablo Piatti.

We run the rule over Argentine starlet Pablo Piatti

Sky Sports Scout is our exciting new 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 - but 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! Up this week for the scout is Almeria's Pablo Piatti who was recommended by Sky Sports reader William Jeffrey - who wins a copy of Football Manger 2009!

The scout reports...

Argentine winger Pablo Piatti is taking La Liga by storm and looks to be one of the biggest young talents in Europe. The diminutive Piatti first came to prominence in 2006 back in his native Argentina when he scored on his debut for Estudiantes and became one of the heroes of their championship winning side. Within 12 months he was a key member of Diego Simeone's first-team and helped form a lethal midfield quartet alongside the likes Juan Sebastian Veron. Piatti was quickly propelled into the international squad and helped Argentina's Under-20s claim the World Cup in 2007 and even though he was the youngest member of the side, he played an important role playing several matches. Piatti then shocked many in his homeland by accepting a transfer to Spanish minnows Almeria - who paid a relatively modest £5.5million for him. However, Piatti's decision to shun Europe's elite - looks to have paid off as he is now playing week-in-week-out in one of the world's top leagues and is proving he is more than capable, with his outstanding dribbling technique and eye for goal.

The scout says...

It is far too easy to compare any brilliant young Argentine forward with Lionel Messi, but this boy is the genuine article - but he is his own player. If he continues to progress, he will be a key player for Argentina and which ever side he chooses to play for in the coming seasons.

The Scout rating...

Shooting: 9 out of 10 Passing: 9 out of 10 Tackling: 5 out of 10 Heading: 5 out of 10 Pace: 9 out of 10 Vision: 9 out of 10 Current ability: 9 out of 10 Potential ability: 10 out of 10 OVERALL SCOUT RATING: 65/80 Current value: £8million Potential value: £30million
Your opinion...
You have read our opinion of Pablo Piatti - now we want your views. Have you seen Piatti in action? Do you agree with our assessment? Do you think he will make it? And if you have spotted anyone you think we should feature then please get in touch by emailing here and remember you could win a copy of the latest Football Manager. We will look to send out the Scout to follow up some of your leads.