With the Premier League Season coming to a turn in 2017 we take a look at the top young footballers who are on a key moment of their career. Will these be the future replacements of Eden Hazard and company? We will see in the next 3 to 5 years.
Domingos Quina – West Ham
West Ham acquired Quina from Chelsea with just 17 years of age when the player wasn´t getting enough time in the first team. Slowly the young player has featured in friendly matches against top clubs like Juventus, he was a key player in winning the Euros under 17 with Portugal. For now he plays with the under-23 team in West Ham.
The player displays great skill, vision, control and accurate dribbling.
Jadon Sancho – Manchester City
Aged only 17 Sancho was purchased for £500.000 as a 14 year old from Watford. Hi style resembles the Brazilian jogo bonito and is considered one of the most promising mid-fielders from England and Europe.
Manchester City holds some of the most valuable youngsters in the Premier League.
Harrison Chapman – Middlesbrough
Chapman has performed in some youth games with an amazing display of talent. During the past UEFA Youth League tournament he scored a breathtaking solo goal against Torino with spokesmen labelling the youngster “a phenomenon” in Italy.
He has played for England under-20 with 19 years of age and is under the radar of Arsenal while he plays under loan for Sheffield United.
Andre Green – Aston Villa
Green is kind of unique winger by setting wide right by the byline and sending crosses in. He is tall for an 18 year old and has played with young’s and main team a few times. Injury has kept him under the radar but could make an important comeback. In January he will play in the African Cup of Nations were top clubs will keep a tap on him. Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester City an Liverpool are all interested in the Villa’s player.
George Hirst – Sheffield Wednesday
Son of the legendary David Hirst, is new at the Premier League since March. He has played for England under-18’s and made a magnificent campaign in 2016 with Owls in the EFL Cup. Fast and with a hunger for goals this striker is building a career far better than his father. Chelsea, West Ham, Newcastle and Southampton have all shown interest in the player.
Noor Husin – Crystal Palace
Fleeing from war-torn Afghanistan might not have been easy for Husin as a youngster, now with 18 years of age he has found himself in the bench for the first team of Crystal Palace. The talented midfielder baffles game readers by being unpredictable and creative with his game style, adapting to different situations with ease.
Reiss Nelson – Arsenal
Reiss Nelson has fast-tracked his game with Arsenal at an impressive rate. He joined the academy from a young age, played in the under-19 as a 15 year old and then in the under-23 as a 16 year old. He trains with the first team ever since he was 15 under Arsene Wegner’s tutelage. Speed, strength, with dribbling skills and ability to defeat defenders have made him an attractive winger.
Kyle Walker-Peters – Tottenham
Walker-Peter stands to be promoted to the firs team during the second part of this year. As full-back he can play on both sides and further forward. He has been called to the bench several times and performed with England’s under-20.
Billy Gilmour – Rangers
The Scottish midfielder has been labeled as one of the greatest’s talents Scotland has produced in 20 years. For now he plays in the under-20 while being compared with Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere. It is known Chelsea, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Barcelona have an interest in the player.
Josh Maja – Sunderland
Making a fast-track move in Sunderland, Maja is already being called to the bench and is said to play for the first team in the second half of 2017. Jermain Defoe was his mentor during his days in London.
The player made an amazing impression during the FA Youth Cup in his under-18 debut, spokesmen referred to him as “head and shoulders above everyone else on the pitch.”
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