China coach Marcello Lippi has backed young Vitesse Arnhem striker Zhang Yuning ahead of his side's World Cup qualifying match against South Korea.
Ange Postecoglou has implored A-League coaches to follow his lead and put more faith in Australia's youth, or risk leaving genuine talent to rot.
Ange Postecoglou has signalled he won't be afraid to hand 18-year-old wildcard Riley McGree an international debut in this month's crunch WCQs.
Riley McGree and veteran striker Tim Cahill are in the Socceroos squad for this month's crunch World Cup qualifiers, but Nathan Burns has missed out.
Marcello Lippi has named seven players from reigning Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande in his squad to face South Korea and Iran.
South Korea will be without in-form Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min for their crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier in China later this month.