After 15 years in charge of Colombian wonderkid factory Envigado FC, Robinho Lazaró had proven that focusing on youth development alone can deliver success. In that time, Lazaró hadn't spent a single penny on new players but brought in an incredible £92m by selling 131 players.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 28 | Goalscoring Records Smashed
Robinho Lazaró spent two weeks between league stages celebrating becoming the greatest Colombian ever to try his hand at football management. But his attention swiftly switched to targeting a league stage double and Copa Libertadores progression.
Wonderkid Factory | Part 27 | Greatest Colombian Manager Ever
Robinho Lazaró was proving that transfers weren't everything in the beautiful game. He'd relied on Envigado FC's prodigious youth development to continually churn out new starlets that had won 10 league stage titles.