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Top 5 Premier League U21 youngsters with the highest market value

Top 5 Premier League U21 youngsters with the highest market value

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Premier League is a special meeting place for a number of rising stars under the age of 21.

One of the most-watched leagues in the world introduces a group of the most talented and promising young footballers of the time, while their playing quality also impacts their market value.

Let’s take a look at the top 5 most valuable U21 youngsters of the Premier League in 2021.

5. Ferran Torres

Club: Manchester City

Position: Right Winger

Market Value: €50m

Ferran Torres of Manchester City
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Joining Manchester City just a year ago, Torres enjoyed an impressive first season with Pep Guardiola’s side, contributing to the club Premier League title win.

The 21-year-old has recorded 12 goals in 33 games for the Citizens during the 2020/21 campaign. One of the most memorable matches was against Newcastle United in May, when the youngster scored his first Premier League hat-trick in a 4-3 win.

Former Valencia player is now pushing himself to Pep Guardiola’s first-team squad, with the player possible having more advanced role in the City squad.

“He’s so clinical. I’m going to have to think about him as a striker,” Guardiola has said about the young attacker.

4. Mason Greenwood

Club: Manchester United

Position: Right Winger

Market Value: €50m.

Mason Greenwood of Manchester United
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One of the most talented youngsters of the Premier League. Rising through Manchester United’s academy ranks, Greenwood shows his class even before hitting the age of 20.

The Red Devils teenager has especially sparkled during the 2019/20 campaign, recording 19 goals and 4 assists in 51 games.

The new 2021/22 campaign has already started with a promising note, with the 19-year-old scoring his first goal of the season against Leeds United. It helped the England professional to reach 30 goals for United before turning 20. Only two United players (Norman Whiteside and George Best) managed to reach this result before him.

“He’s putting in performances and getting numbers. If that’s a sign of things to come from him, it’s frightening to think what he will end up doing because he’s done a lot already,” former Arsenal star Ian Wright has said of Greenwood, backing him surpass some of the Premier League’s greatest players of all-time, including Wayne Rooney.

 

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