Despite the season being completed weeks ago. The off-season has only begun with the Nations League and now with the Copa America starting this Saturday in Brazil.

Some of the biggest footballing stars in the world go head-to-head as Argentina’s Lionel Messi will potentially face Uruguay’s Edison Cavani or Colombia’s James Rodriguez. Brazil were favourites heading into Saturday’s opener but injury to star player, Neymar, has thrown the competition out of the water as Messi aims for his first international silverware.

Despite having some of best football players in one tournament, these next few weeks could be crucial for players to make a name for themselves. As the transfer window starts to heat up, the Copa America could be a good way to introduce yourself to footballing world and other potential suitors.

So before the competition starts on Saturday – Here are a few players to look out for in Brazil over the next few weeks.