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10 young Brit footballers to follow carefully

The future after Sancho, Alexander-Arnold and Rashford

10 young Brit footballers to follow carefully The future after Sancho, Alexander-Arnold and Rashford

After shining particularly over the past few years (in 2017 the young English footballers won the of Under 20 and Under 17 World Cups, and also the European Under 19 Championships) the new generation of English football is proving to be one of the most promising on the world stage again. Thanks to the level of the Premier League in which many talents find their space, the strategies of some top club that for years have focused so much on young people (above all Chelsea), but also on the multiculturalism of British society and the exploit of some singles such as Jadon Sancho, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Marcus Rashford. Many of you have followed the recent performances of the various Mason Mount, Callum Hudson Odoi and Phil Foden, who despite their age have already obtained the national team call-up or or the Champions League debut, now the time has come to know the next faces of the new wave of English football, those who have recently debuted with their respective clubs and are set to shine in the coming months.


Dwight McNeil

Club: Burnley
Born: November 22, 1999
Position: left-winger

Coming from the Manchester United academy, the English left-handed found his place in Burnley, where since last season he became essential in the starting lineup, often as an offensive midfielder on the left wing. Should he leave the Clarets, there are already many big British club are ready to bet on him. 




Aaron Connolly

Nationality: Irish
Club: Brighton & Hove
Born: January 28, 2000
Position: forward

Used from the first minute by coach Potter during the home match against Tottenham, the young Brighton's Irishman has not missed the chance to show off by scoring a surprising brace. Already called-up in the major national team, next June he hopes to partecipate at Euro 2020.




Matthew Longstaff

Club: Newcastle
Born: March 21, 2000
Position: midfielder

At just 19 years old, at the first game with Newcastle alongside his brother Sean (three years older), he was the match-winner of the match against Manchester United, the team to which he also scored in the second round match. Just enough to make the eyes of many scouts and experts fall on him.




Brandon Williams

Club: Manchester United
Born: September 3, 2000
Position: left-back

For over 4000 games, there has always been a player from the academy in Manchester United's lineup: this long chain also involves Brandon Williams, who together with Mason Greenwood is undoubtedly the future of the Red Devils. Born in Manchester and former captain of the youth team, after his debuts in the Europa League he is permanently stay in the first team.


Rabbi Matondo

Nationality: Welsh
Club: Schalke 04
Born: September 9, 2000
Position: right winger

For some years many young British have completed their growth abroad, especially in the Bundesliga: it happened with Jadon Sancho, Reiss Nelson, Ademola Lookman and the Welsh Ethan Ampadu, now it's time to his compatriot of Congolese origins Robbi Matondo, who after leaving Manchester City has already made its debut and scored in the first team with Schalke 04.


Curtis Jones

Club: Liverpool
Born: 30 gennaio 2001
Position: offensive midfielder

What better business card to score a stunning goal at Anfield in the Merseyside Derby against Everton? Now following the evolution of the English midfielder, in the Reds' youth sector since he was 9, is practically mandatory.




Billy Gilmour

Nationality: Scottish
Club: Chelsea
Born: June 11, 2001
Position: midfielder

Chelsea's youth sector is one of the best in England, you know, and coach Lampard does not miss the opportunity to launch the still unripe talents: after Abraham, Tomori, Mount, James and Lamptey, the new name is that of the ex Rangers Billy Gilmour, who has already debuted and for which important comparisons have already been made.


Bukayo Saka

Club: Arsenal
Born: September 5, 2001
Position: left-back  

We could not fail to insert an Arsenal baby. If the current ranking situation is not at all satisfactory, the new talents have already managed to show off their skills in the first team. The best among the brits is undoubtedly the Londoner of Nigerian origins Bukayo Saka, an offensive player who is currently playing as a left-back and is already the best assistman of the team this season.




Harvey Elliott

Club: Liverpool
Born: April 4, 2003
Position: right winger

Someone will have noticed him because of his rebel hairstyle, someone else because of that record that still belongs to him: he made his Premier League debut with the Fulham shirt at 16 years and 30 days. Now, at Jurgen Klopp's court, the Englishman will be able to learn from the best.




Jude Bellingham

Club: Birmingham
Born: June 29, 2003
Position: midfielder

Some talents are not yet playing in the top flight, but in the Championship: this is the case of this Birmingham midfielder who has been joining Manchester United for months, ready to spend crazy amounts to buy him. Jude Bellingham has from his age and numbers: he's still 16 years old and already have four seasonal goals and tre assists in the league.