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Top 50 U-21 Footballers In The World Right Now

Youth footballers nowadays play a significant role as most of the teams are spending and focusing heavily on youngsters so that they can form the core of the team for years to come.

Recently French publication L’Equipe has released a list of top 50 U-21 footballers in the world right now. 49 out of those 50 players play in Europe’s top 5 leagues with the remaining one belongs to Argentinian club Boca Juniors. Not only that, there is a surprise inclusion of a player from English Championship side Wolves too.

The complete list goes like this :

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50. Name – Moise Kean

Country – Italy
Age – 17
Club – Hellas Verona(Italy) – on loan from Juventus(Italy)

Position – Striker

49. Name – Andre Onana

Country – Cameroon
Age – 21
Club – Ajax(Netherlands)

Position – Goalkeeper

48. Name – Nadiem Amiri

Country – Germany
Age – 20
Club – 1899 Hoffenheim(Germany)

Position – Attacking Midfielder

47. Name – Enes Unal

Country – Turkey
Age – 20
Club – Villarreal(Spain)

Position – Striker

46. Name – Emanuel Mammana

Country – Argentina
Age – 21
Club – Zenit Saint Petersburg(Russia)

Position – Centre Back

45. Name – Caglar Soyuncu

Country – Turkey
Age – 21
Club – SC Freiburg(Germany)

Position – Defender

 

44. Name – Mikel Oyarzabal

Country – Spain
Age – 20
Club – Real Sociedad(Spain)

Position – Winger

43. Name – Nico Elvedi

Country – Switzerland
Age – 20
Club – Borussia Monchengladbach(Germany)

Position – Centre Back

42. Name – Lucas Hernandez

Country – France
Age – 21
Club – Atletico Madrid(Spain)

Position – Centre Back

41. Name – Diogo Jota

Country – Portugal
Age – 20
Club – Wolverhampton Wanderers(England) – on loan from Atletico Madrid(Spain)

Position – Attacking Midfielder

 

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40. Name – Carlos Soler

Country – Spain
Age – 20
Club – Valencia(Spain)

Position – Midfielder

39. Name – Manuel Locatelli

Country – Italy
Age – 19
Club – AC Milan(Italy)

Position – Midfielder

38. Name – Mahmoud Dahoud

Country – Germany
Age – 21
Club – Borussia Dortmund(Germany)

Position – Midfielder

37. Name – Kieran Tierney

Country – Scotland
Age – 20
Club – Celtic(Scotland)

Position – Left Back

36. Name – Wilfried Ndidi

Country – Nigeria
Age – 20
Club – Leicester City(England)

Position – Midfielder

35. Name – Lorenzo Pellegrini

Country – Italy
Age – 21
Club – Roma(Italy)

Position – Midfielder

34. Name – Matthijs de Ligt

Country – Netherlands
Age – 18
Club – Ajax(Netherlands)

Position – Centre Back

33. Name – Sebastian Driussi

Country – Argentina
Age – 21
Club – Zenit Saint Petersburg(Russia)

Position – Striker

32. Name – Alban Lafont

Country – France
Age – 18
Club – Toulouse(France)

Position – Goalkeeper

31. Name – Jesus Vallejo

Country – Spain
Age – 20
Club – Real Madrid(Spain)

Position – Centre Back

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30. Name – Renato Sanches

Country – Portugal
Age – 20
Club – Swansea City(England) – on loan from Bayern Munich(Germany)

Position – Midfielder

29. Name – Kelechi Iheanacho

Country – Nigeria
Age – 20
Club – Leicester City(England)

Position – Forward

28. Name – Theo Hernandez

Country – France
Age – 19
Club – Real Madrid(Spain)

Position – Left Back

27. Name – Moussa Dembele

Country – France
Age – 21
Club – Celtic(Scotland)

Position – Striker

26. Name – Andreas Christensen

Country – Denmark
Age – 21
Club – Chelsea(England)

Position – Defender

25. Name – Alex Iwobi

Country – Nigeria
Age – 21
Club – Arsenal(England)

Position – Winger/Forward

24. Name – Amadou Diawara

Country – Guinea
Age – 20
Club – Napoli(Italy)

Position – Defensive Midfielder

23. Name – Kai Havertz

Country – Germany
Age – 18
Club – Bayer 04 Leverkusen(Germany)

Position – Midfielder

22. Name – Cristian Pavon

Country – Argentina
Age – 21
Club – Boca Juniors(Argentina)

Position – Winger/Striker

21. Name – Malcom

Country – Brazil
Age – 20
Club – Bordeaux(France)

Position – Forward

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20. Name – Patrik Schick

Country – Czech Republic
Age – 21
Club – Roma(Italy) – on loan from Sampdoria(Italy)

Position – Forward

19. Name – Davinson Sanchez

Country – Colombia
Age – 21
Club – Tottenham Hotspur(England)

Position – Centre Back

18. Name – Franck Kessie

Country – Ivory Coast
Age – 20
Club – AC Milan(Italy) – on loan from Atalanta(Italy)

Position – Midfielder

17. Name – Benjamin Henrichs

Country – Germany
Age – 20
Club – Bayer 04 Leverkusen(Germany)

Position – Full-back/Midfielder

16. Name – Youri Tielemans

Country – Belgium
Age – 20
Club – AS Monaco(France)

Position – Midfielder

15. Name – Dani Ceballos

Country – Spain
Age – 21
Club – Real Madrid(Spain)

Position – Midfielder

14. Name – Jonathan Tah

Country – Germany
Age – 21
Club – Bayer 04 Leverkusen(Germany)

Position – Centre Back

13. Name – Julian Brandt

Country – Germany
Age – 21
Club – Bayer 04 Leverkusen(Germany)

Position – Winger

12. Name – Kasper Dolberg

Country – Denmark
Age – 19
Club – Ajax(Netherlands)

Position – Forward

11. Name – Christian Pulisic

Country – USA
Age – 19
Club – Borussia Dortmund(Germany)

Position – Attacking Midfielder/Winger

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10. Name – Timo Werner

Country – Germany
Age – 21
Club – RB Leipzig(Germany)

Position – Forward

9. Name – Marcus Rashford

Country – England
Age – 19
Club – Manchester United(England)

Position – Forward

8. Name – Kingsley Coman

Country – France
Age – 21
Club – Bayern Munich(Germany)

Position – Winger

7. Name – Leroy Sane

Country – Germany
Age – 21
Club – Manchester City(England)

Position – Attacking Midfielder/Winger

6. Name – Gabriel Jesus

Country – Brazil
Age – 20
Club – Manchester City(England)

Position – Forward

5. Name – Gianluigi Donnarumma

Country – Italy
Age – 18
Club – AC Milan(Italy)

Position – Goalkeeper

4. Name – Ousmane Dembele

Country – France
Age – 20
Club – Barcelona(Spain)

Position – Forward

3. Name – Kylian Mbappe

Country – France
Age – 18
Club – Paris Saint-Germain(France) – on loan from AS Monaco(France)

Position – Forward

2. Name – Dele Alli

Country – England
Age – 21
Club – Tottenham Hotspur(England)

Position – Midfielder

1. Name – Marco Asensio

Country – Spain
Age – 21
Club – Real Madrid(Spain)

Position – Attacking Midfielder/Winger

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