Transfer fees increasing by the year and the search for young talent has become ever more desperate as football’s elite fight to get their hand on the players who will become the stars of tomorrow.
The future is now. These young talents have experienced a start to the career which most players could only dream off.
Mbappe, Joao Felix and other stars have enough maturity and consistency to become the best player of their respective clubs.
Some of the players even transformed into leaders who have led their clubs to clinch major titles this season.
Here are five wonderkinds who have been on fire this season.
Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen)
Havertz has been considered one of Germany’s brightest talent for a couple of years. Before this season, Kai had managed to score 7 goals but in the current season, the 19-year-old has scored 16 goals.
He also became Leverkusen’s standout performer in the European competition despite the club’s early elimination in the Europa League’s knockout phase, scoring 3 goals and assisting the same amount in the process.