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EXCLUSIVE: Juventus, Chelsea target Barbosa, Man City mark Gabriel Jesus ready for Europe - Filipe Luis

Filipe Luis believes Brazilian football is in good shape with the amount of talented youngsters emerging in the local league.

A number of massive European clubs are showing significant interest in exciting Brazilian players with Gabriel Barbosa and Gabriel Jesus leading the way.

Santos forward Barbosa, also known as 'Gabigol', is on the radar of the likes of Juventus and Chelsea while Palmeiras attacker Jesus is set to soon sign with Manchester City, according to reports.

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe, who has 25 caps with Brazil to his name after beginning his career in the Campeonato with Figueirense, feels the 'beautiful game' is returning in his homeland due to the fact that these types of players possess the ability to have successful careers in Europe while turning the fortunes of the Canarinho.

"We are getting back with the quality boys again," Filipe Luis told Tribalfootball.

"'Jogo bonito' is returning. The guys are waiting a little bit longer to leave Brazil. They are making their names first.

"When they come to Europe they are more prepared and ready and they have a lot of quality and potential to be huge players in big clubs here.

"We hope they can improve and they can help us in the national team as well."

Andrew Slevison
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