The view from Asia

Eastern promise: Ten to watch in 2012

January 4, 2012
By John Duerden
(Archive)
Hiroshi Kiyotake (Japan)



A visitor to Japan could be forgiven for thinking that tucked in among the Nissan and Toyota factories there must be a technically-minded midfielder production line somewhere. If you are such a player then it is not easy to stand out from the crowd in the Land of the Rising Sun but Kiyotake has what it takes to follow in the slipstream of models such as Shinsuke Nakamura and Shinji Kagawa and be successfully exported to Europe. Just 22, the Cerezo ...

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