TOP 50 WONDERKIDS: 10-1 REVEALED!

It’s official – the next generation of ballers are taking over the 2019-20 season. Here, MOTD mag counts down the best U-21 players in world footy right now!
Kai Havertz

10

Kai Havertz

Club: Bayer Leverkusen
Country: Germany
Age: 20
Position: Midfielder

Leverkusen’s two-footed diamond is like a mix between Mesut Ozil and Toni Kroos. Operating in the No.10 role, Kai crushed Bundesliga nets last season, scoring 17!

9

Christian Pulisic

Club: Chelsea
Country: USA
Age: 20
Position: Forward

Not even 21 yet, Chelsea’s new fire forward is the captain of his country and ready to kick on in the Prem with his quick-sharp dribbling tek!

Christian Pulisic
Vinicius Junior

8

Vinicius Junior

Club: Real Madrid
Country: Brazil
Age: 19
Position: Forward

It’s no surprise that VJ is one of FIFA’s Volta poster boys – he’s a five-star baller that’s been fast-tracked to Real’s first team after just five games in their B team!

7

Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Club: Man. United
Country: England
Age: 21
Position: Right-back

They don’t call AWB The Spider for nothing – his long, gangly legs always seem to be there ready to clear danger. He’s becoming one of the best full-backs in the world!

Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Joao Felix

6

Joao Felix

Club: Atletico Madrid
Country: Portugal
Age: 19
Position: Forward

Atletico have a history of fire forwards – and they’ve just found another one. His 20 goals and eight assists for Benfica last term are reason enough to take him seriously!

5

Jadon Sancho

Club: Borussia Dortmund
Country: England
Age: 19
Position: Forward

Sanch is a risk taker on and off the pitch. The dribbling king is killing it in Dortmund – he’s hit 16 goals and 20 assists in 58 games. Boom!

Jadon Sancho
Trent Alexander-Arnold

4

Trent Alexander-Arnold

Club: Liverpool
Country: England
Age: 20
Position: Right-back

Trent’s assist-getting ability from deep puts him comfortably in our top five as arguably the best right-back in world football. The scary thing is there’s still more to come from him!

3

Marcus Rashford

Club: Man. United
Country: England
Age: 21
Position: Forward

Rash burst on to the scene in  2016 and he’s never looked back. A huge 172 senior games (and 47 goals) later, he’s now one of the first names on the United teamsheets!

Marcus Rashford
Matthijs De Ligt

2

Matthijs De Ligt

Club: Juventus
Country: Holland
Age: 20
Position: Centre-back

His leadership that propelled Ajax to a league title and Champo League semi last season earned him a dream move to Juve. Now he’s mixing it with the best!

1

Kylian Mbappe

Club: PSG
Country: France
Age: 20
Position: Forward

It almost feels wrong to call Kylian a wonderkid these days – with him being such a superstar. He’s scored more than 50 Ligue 1 goals, lifted the World Cup and won 24 individual awards already. Next stop? The Ballon d’Or!

Click HERE to read our Top 50 Wonderkids: 20-11!