TOP 50 WONDERKIDS: 50-41 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!

50

Takefusa Kubo

Club: Mallorca (on loan from Real Madrid Castilla)
Country: 
Japan
Age: 
18
Position: Attacking midfielder

Real Madrid’s jet-heeled Japanese superstar has a lot to offer – quick feet, sick skills and electric pace. His loan more to Mallorca will get him vital game time!

49

Eduardo Camavinga

Club: Rennes
Country: Angola
Age: 16
Position: Midfielder

At just 16 – YES, SIXTEEN – Eddie put in a five-star show against PSG in Ligue 1 recently. His passing was on point, looked strong in a tackle and took Marco Verratti to town with his movement!

Eduardo Camavinga
Mason Greenwood

48

Mason Greenwood

Club: Man. United
Country: 
England
Age: 
17
Position: Forward

Even at his young age, Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rates Mase as the best finisher at Old Trafford. Expect him to feature in the cup games this season!

47

Samuel Chukwueze

Club: Villarreal
Country: Nigeria
Age: 20
Position: Forward

Named recently as Villarreal’s breakout star of last season, don’t be shocked when Sammy goes one better in 2019-20 and scoops the MVP award. He’s the new Arjen Robben!

Samuel Chukwueze

46

Daniel James

Club: Man. United
Country: 
Wales
Age: 
21
Position: Winger

Two years ago, James was struggling to get minutes for League One’s Shrewsbury, now he’s starting and scoring for one of the world’s biggest clubs. Dan’s the man!

45

Juan Foyth

Club: Tottenham
Country: Argentina
Age: 21
Position: Centre-back/right-back

He’s had some shaky moments for Spurs, but Foyth’s potential is unquestionable. His confident play caught the eye of his country, too, where he’s won five caps!

Rhian Brewster

44

Rhian Brewster

Club: Liverpool
Country: 
England
Age:
19
Position: Striker

Rhian’s wicked Golden-Boot-winning U-17 World Cup performance in 2017 grabbed everyone’s attention.
Now he’s set for a breakout season at Anfield. Look out!

43

Sandro Tonali

Club: Brescia
Country: Italy
Age: 19
Position: Midfielder

Italian football fans cried when legend Andrea Pirlo retired – now they’ve got a player just like him. Tonali is a technical genius and will be at a big club soon, no doubt!

Sandro Tonali
Tammy Abraham

42

Tammy Abraham

Club: Chelsea
Country: 
England
Age: 
21
Position: Striker

Tam has been patient out on loan but now, with Chelsea’s transfer ban in place, he’s making it big at the Blues. Frank Lampard can get the best out of him!

41

Declan Rice

Club: West Ham
Country: England
Age: 20
Position: Midfielder

Dec is better than you think. On the surface, he seems like a robotic midfielder. The truth is he’s sharp on the turn, a quick-thinker and loves to get in the box for a shot!

Declan Rice