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Arsenal tracking Brazilian wonderkids Boschilia & Nathan

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Arsenal are keen to sign Brazil's young stars Boschilia and Nathan, reports the Daily Mail.

The two forwards have been the standout stars of the Fifa under-17 World Cup currently being hosted in the United Arab Emirates.

Although Brazil exited at the quarter-final stage to Mexico, the pair scored an impressive 11 goals between them with Boschilia still topping the charts with six despite the early exit.

Arsenal representatives have kept a close eye on the pair and chief scout Steve Rowley has also flown out to make his own checks on the pair.

Boschilia, 17, scored braces against Russia, Honduras and UAE during the tournament and has also assisted three from midfield.

Nathan, also 17, has assisted and scored five from midfield, capping an impressive tournament that has convinced Arsene Wenger to up his interest sufficiently to send his best people to keep tabs on the players.

Arsenal have raided the youth of Brazil more than once in the past with the likes of Pedro, Denilson and Gilberto Silva all joining from Brazilian teams in the past.

Although experiencing varying degrees of success, Wenger's interest in the young midfielders shows he still has faith in the Samba stars of tomorrow.

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