Gabriel Magalhães is a 22-year-old Brazilian centre half currently playing for Lille in France. Lille currently sit 4th in Ligue 1 and have the joint 4th best defence in the league having conceded 27 goals in 28 games so far this season, according to Expected Goals they should of conceded 30 so may have been spared a few blushes by opponents wayward finishing.

Magalhães has played 24 times for Lille this season as the left sided centre back, normally patterned by the more experienced Jose Fonte in a back 4, often shielded by two defensive midfielders as Lille have preferred…

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