Where does talent come from? Are clubs looking in the right places to find it?
We took a stab at this huge topic by limiting our search to the countries of Europe's big five — Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1 — and using a software tool that pulled in data.
After that, we asked our country experts to tell us what the findings meant. While by no means comprehensive or conclusive, there were a few surprises. For example, while usual suspects London and Paris are strong, they cannot compete with the Basque Country and Navarra. And what gives,…