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Video shows West Ham star ripping it up in Brazil training after worrying Real Madrid links
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Video shows West Ham star ripping it up in Brazil training after worrying Real Madrid links

Video has emerged showing West Ham United star Felipe Anderson ripping it up in training on his long-awaited return to the Brazil squad.

Anderson has been one of the stars of the Premier League this season.

Brazilians often struggle to adapt to life in England.

But Anderson has taken to it like a duck to water.

The attacker struggled for consistency early on following his £40 million move from Lazio.

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Samba boy Anderson making the Hammers happy

But nine goals and nearly as many assists, plus the most successful dribbles in the Premier League, have made him a star.
Anderson was named in the top 90 most in-form players in Europe’s leading leagues.
Sky Sports’ statistically calculated Power Rankings formula rated the top 100 players in Europe’s elite leagues earlier this season and Anderson came 90th.
He was also named among the top flight’s most creative players (Daily Mail).

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Zidane wants Felipe at Madrid if Hazard move fails

As a result Anderson has received his first Brazil call-up since 2012. His form has also seen him linked with a move to Real Madrid (Sky Sports).

The report claims returning Real boss Zinedine Zidane will move for Anderson if a move for Chelsea’s Eden Hazard fails.

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Anderson on fire in Brazil training

In the wake of the transfer speculation, a video – which you can watch below – has been posted showing Anderson on fire in training with the Selecao.

The video, which was also posted on Twitter by West Ham, shows the attacker taking on all-comers.

Anderson is expected to feature when Brazil take on Panama at 5pm on Saturday.

Let’s hope Zidane isn’t watching.