Judging the calibre of a young player is often a tricky task. Perceived potential has an important bearing in any consideration and is just one of the many parameters to consider when trying to quantify the ability of football’s young stars. To add a basis to what may be a leap of faith, it is useful to look back and trace the growth, or indeed lack thereof, in young players.
[Eligibility: As of 1st June 2016 – 21 years old and below for outfield players, 22 years old and below for goalkeepers]
Last Updated: 19th October 2017
Edition 1: Thomas Strakosha leads the way
Edition 1: French domination in defence
Edition 1: Carlos Soler starts on top