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Elvis may leave the building?

From nutmegs that would have made Dimitar Berbatov proud to goal-winning combinations that would have pleased Arsene Wenger, Kamsoba is a man on a mission at Melbourne Victory this year.

The Burundian native's exceptional quality and work ethicย - more than a few times tracking back to make a crucial challenge on a Mariners fullback - make it impossible to believe that he was battling it out in the semi-professional wilderness until this season.

His hardy NPL days now long behind him, you get the feeling if he continues such a rich vein of form the lofty comparisons may be a precursor of greater things to come.