Liverpool are in the top of the Premier League table, however, which team currently in England top-flight is excelling in the homegrown department and actually handed the players game time this season.
The homegrown player rule in the Premier League is designed to allow both young players to flourish in the world’s most watched league.
In each 25-man squad, teams are allowed a maximum on 17 non-homegrown players.
Here is the table based on the homegrown player number.
- Burnley – 19 players (McNeil, Tarkowski, Heaton, Long, Mee, Gibson, Bardsley, Westwood, Taylor, Ward, Vokes, Cork, Hart, Barnes, Lowton, Crouch, Lennon, Brady, Hendrick)
- Bournemouth – 18 players (King, S. Cook, Wilson, Solanke, Brooks, Clyne, Ake, Francis, Smith, Gosling, Daniels, Stanislas, Mings, Begovic, L. Cook, Surman, Ibe, Defoe)
- Cardiff – 16 players (Morrison, Bennett, Etheridge, Mendez-Laing, Murphy, Ralls, Reid, Cunningham, Peltier, Arter, Harris, Hoilett, Ward, Healey, Richards, Madine)
- Southampton – 15 players (Gunn, Targett, Ings, Redmond, Ward-Prowse, Bertrand, Stephens, McCarthy, Davis, Long, Austin, Slattery, Ramsay, Gallagher, Johnson)
- Everton – 12 players (Sigurdsson, Keane, Kenny, Holgate, Lookman, Walcott, Pickford, Davies, Schneiderlin, Calvert-Lewin, Baines, Jagielka)