South American football has been depleted of many of its major stars over the past 12 months, with Brazil in particular seeing many leading lights head across the Atlantic.
That, though, does not mean that the well has necessarily run dry. Indeed, such is the amazing ability of South America to continually churn out footballing talents that there are still a number of players worthy of attention from European clubs.
Some have already had brief opportunities in Europe; others are already in North America or Asia. However, they are more than capable of a significant impact in the European game.
Who, then, are the 20 South American talents European clubs should be watching?