Copa America Final 2011, Uruguay Vs. Paraguay: Two Players Who Can Help Their Transfer Stock

Major international tournaments have always been a place for players from lesser known teams and leagues to showcase their skills in front of a wide audience, and it's no surprise that the 2011 Copa America falls into that category. Most of the players who will be contesting the final between Paraguay and Uruguay are already playing for major European teams or are veterans past the point of making a major move, but their are a couple players on each team who could improve their transfer stock if they put in a good performance on Sunday.

Paraguay's Nestor Ortigoza hasn't been an automatic first choice player, as he fights with Victor Caceres and Cristian Riveros for minutes, but he's gotten plenty of playing time in this tournament and he's impressed, for the most part. He's a talented central midfielder who just recently moved to San Lorenzo from Argentinos Juniors in the Argentine Primera, but at 26 years old, the time might be right for him to make a move to Europe. The aforementioned Caceres also fits into that category, but after he put in a good World Cup last summer, it seems as if he might be okay with staying put.

Uruguay also have a player who could be on the move soon, but for central defender Sebastian Coates, the question is more about when and where, not if. Sometime in the near future, the monstrous 6'5" 20-year-old star will be moving abroad, with both Manchester City and Arsenal rumored to be interested in his services. Coates hasn't yet been tested at the highest level, but he will get his chance to play there in the very near future.

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