Inter 19-year-old Philippe Coutinho impressed so much on loan to Espanyol that he was nominated breakout player of La Liga this season.
The Brazilian youngster spent much of his time on the bench at San Siro, so in January he was loaned to Spanish side Espanyol.
Over the last six months he did so well that he has been included in a UEFA.com ‘breakout XI’ of the Liga season.
Coutinho has already returned to Inter and scored a brace in yesterday’s 4-2 friendly win over the Indonesian team.
Coach Andrea Stramaccioni has stated he’ll be focusing more on the player next season.