Young Up And Coming Football Players To Lookout For
Football is by far the most loved sport in the world and with so much support across the globe, every season, avid football supporters look forward to seeing who the biggest football teams will sign next. In no particular order, these are some of the best young up and coming football players to keep a close eye on.
Harvey Elliot is an 18-year-old Englishman and plays as a winger or midfielder for Liverpool. Elliot made his first debut for Fulham in September 2018, and this saw him becoming the youngest player to play in the EFL Cup when he was aged 15 years. In May 2019, Elliot again was the youngest player to play in the Premier League when he was 16 years old.
On the 12th of September, he dislocated his ankle during a match with Leeds United in a 3-0 away league win. After his injury, Liverpool confirmed the news that Elliot had to undergo surgery and on the 14th of September, his surgery in London was confirmed as a success.
Bukayo Saka is a 20-year-old English football player who plays winger, midfielder or left-back for the Premier Club, Arsenal. He is best known for his attacking and is often considered as one of the most talented young football players in the world. Saka has spent his senior soccer career with Arsenal and there, has won an FA Cup as well as an FA Community Shield.
He was named as Arsenal’s player of the season following the 2020-2021 and the 2021-2022 season. Saka first joined Arsenal’s Hale End academy when he was 7 years old and when he turned 17 years old, he signed his professional contract and was promoted to the under 23 team.
Vinicius Jr is a 21-year-old Brazilian footballer who plays a winger position for the Spanish Premier Football Club, Real Madrid. He is considered as one of the best youngest players and is known for his extreme pace, strength, dribbling and shooting skills.
Vinicius first started his football career at Flemengo where he made his senior debut in the year 2017 at the age of 16 years old. A couple of weeks later, he was transferred to the La Liga club Real Madrid which was a huge achievement and a national record for a U18 player.
Pedri is an 18-year-old Spanish football player who plays a central midfielder position for the La Liga club Barcelona. He is considered as one of the best youngest players in the world and is known for his exquisite technical quality, much like the online casinos in Dubai. On the 18th of August 2019, Pedri made his professional debut at the age of 16 by starting in a 0-1 home game that they lost against Huesca in the Segunda Division. He scored his first professional goal against Sporting Gijon on the 19th of September 2019.
Erling Haaland is a 21-year-old from Norway who currently plays a striker position for the Premier League club Manchester City. He too is considered as one of the best youngest players in the world and is known for his great speed, impressive athleticism, and finishing.
Haaland had signed with Austrian Bundesliga, Red Bull Salzburg in January 2019 and he won two league titles and one Austrian Cup. He moved to the German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund in December 2019 and there, won the DFB-Pokal in the year 2020-2021.