After winning the FIFA Under 20 and FIFA Under 17 World Cups, England’s youth football has been praised as one the best on the globe. They are even hoping that another Golden generation will emerge soon.
Today we take a look at the Top 10 hottest football youth prospects from England. Read on!
10. Angel Gomes, 17
His full name is actually Adilson Angel Abreu de Almeida Gomes and he is the nephew of former Manchester united player Nani. A member of the victorious England Under 17 team, Angel Gomes also plays for Manchester United and has captained England at under-16 ,
under-17 and under-18 levels. He has already achieved a lot of outstanding feats at the Manchester united academy team, including becoming youngest player to score a hat-trick for
Manchester United at academy level since 2001. Angel Gomes is attacking midfielder, whose style of play has been compared to Ronaldinho.
9. Jadon Sancho, 17
Jadon Sancho was a star at the UEFA Under 17 Championship in 2016. He is also a member of the victorious Under 17 team, and his goals in the group stages propelled them to victory. Sancho is a winger who currently plays for Borussia Dortmund, after moving from Manchester City in 2017. Jadon is a strong and fast winger who likes to score.
8. Phil Foden, 17
Phil Foden won the FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden
Ball award in 2017 and there is no doubt he surely deserves it. His goals and assists in the tournament where essential to England winning the Cup. He currently plays for Manchester City and played for then during the preseason.
7. Rhian Brewster, 17
Rhian Brewster emerged the top scorer at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017 with an astonishing 8 goals. Brewster was on top form at the tournament scoring successive hat-tricks against the USA and Brazil in the
quarter-final and semi-finals of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. He currently plays for Liverpool and has impressed coach Jurgen Klopp. He is also of Turkish decent, because his mother is from Turkey.
6. Freddie Woodman, 20
Freddie Woodman was part the team that won the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup for England, He also received the Golden Glove award for best goalkeeper in the tournament. Did you know that Freddie Woodman is the son of former Northampton Town goalkeeper Andy Woodman.
The goalkeeper is currently on the books of Newcastle United, but is on loan to Scottish Premiership club Kilmarnock. He is often described as an agile goalkeeper with quick reflexes.
5. Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 20
Calvert-Lewin was very instrumental at the FIFA Under 20 World Cup in Korea, his goal in the final against Venezuela helped them clinch victory. Dominic Calvert Lewin is definitely one of the most exciting youth prospects in England right now. He began his career as a striker at Sheffield United, but currently plays for Everton. He has made the debut for the club and even scored the winner
for Everton in their Europa League qualifying match against Slovakian side MFK Ružomberok in 2017. Calvert-Lewin is described as strong striker with great skills and has been compared to Wayne Rooney.
4. Ademola Lookman, 20
Ademola Lookman is another youngster from Everton who makes the list. The diminutive winger is an exciting youth star for England, his amazing performances for Charlton Athletic, were he scored 10 goals in 45 matches, attracted interest from top English clubs. He scored on his debut against Manchester City in 2017. He also played an important role in England’s Under 20 World Cup victory.
Lookman is a fast, skillful winger and has a great eye for goal. Ademola Lookman is also eligible to play for Nigeria.
3. Dominic Solanke, 20
Dominic Solanke is undoubtedly one the future stars for England. The striker, a former Chelsea player, has achieved a lot already at his age. In the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup He scored four goals, and was named the Golden ball winner. He has already won the UEFA Youth League with Chelsea in 2015, were he was the top scorer. Currently at Liverpool, Solanke is still hoping to improve and reach his full potential.
2. Marcus Rashford, 20
The rise of Marcus Rashford has been nothing short of meteoric. He scored on almost all his major debut for Manchester United and has gone on to establish himself as a top forward for the team. He made his debut for England’s Senior team at the Euro 2016, becoming the youngest ever player to
represent England at the European Championships. If England is to have a Golden generation anytime, Marcus Rashford will definitely be part of it.
1. Dele Alli, 21
Ever since arriving to Tottenham from Milton Keynes Dons, Dele Alli has shone very brightly. From winning the the PFA Young Player
of the Year in 2015 and 2016 to featuring prominently in the Euro 2016 for England, he keeps on performing excellently. Dele Alli is not just one of the best young midfielders of his generation, He is also considered an all-round player who can play just behind the striker. His scoring rates keeps improving by the month. Dele Alli is definitely, the number one youth prospect in England right now.
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