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Youngsters set to shine for Bayern and Dortmund at Supercup

The 2016 Supercup could be the setting for some of Europe's most talented young players to showcase their skills, with both Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern München boasting a plethora of prospects.

With the prospect of two of the youngest selections ever to start a Supercup, bundesliga.com introduces five of the youthful star names set to grace the stage on Sunday, looking back on where they were a year ago and predicting where their path will take them in the season to come.

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Ousmane DembeleAge: 19 (15/05/97)

A year ago... ‘Ousmane who?’ would have been the reply for all but the most devoted Stade Rennais FC fans when asked about Dembele in summer 2015. The youngster had only just been asked to join the first-team squad, and would not make his Ligue 1 debut until November.

What now? The Normandy-born teenager’s promising first steps in a Dortmund shirt have reinforced the hope BVB have unearthed yet another world-beater-to-be, though competition for places in Thomas Tuchel’s 4-2-3-1 is likely to be fierce.

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***Bayern summer signing Renato Sanches, 18, will miss the Supercup with a thigh injury.

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