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5 Champions League newbies on a mission

Monday 3rd September 2018

The Champions League is here again. While perceived as merely an annual ritual by top stars, maiden initiation is a rare privilege for debutants. 

As they say, first impressions matter. For good or bad. The best way to be announced is with a spectacular debut. Every season, youngsters wish to sway the mic to their direction. Wayne Rooney. Oscar. Marcus Rashford. Marco Asensio. All left indelible marks on their opening outings. 

This campaign, several Champions League newbies will aim to follow the same illustrious route. Here are five to watch. 

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Toby Prince

If the sport has 11-men on each side, a ball and lasts for 90 minutes then I'll write about it. Simply put, I'm an unrepentant soccer freak that other freaks will, however, call a geek. I do find time for music when not watching the beautiful game, though and have been known to produce the odd track. 

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