Barcelona following Palmeiras youngster Estevao Willian


Barcelona scouts have identified a new Brazilian jewel named Estevao Willian. The 2007-born footballer has outstanding stats to prove. He played for Palmeiras in the São Paulo Youth Championship or the Copinha and has already made an impact.


Estevao Willian, Barcelona’s new potential transfer target is nicknamed ‘Messinho’ as he chose Lionel Messi as his idol in football.

Estevao reveals the Argentine forward inspire him as cited by Fichajes.


“I really like Messi, I’ve been inspired and I’ve always tried to pay attention to what he did,” says Estevao.

At just 15 years old, the youngster became the top scorer for the Palmeiras U17 team with 23 goals in 34 games. He has also represented Brazil’s U17 team.

Estevao is expected to become one of the best players soon at Palmeiras.