Football is a young man’s game.
In the early days of the Premier League, a teenager on the pitch would be considered a novelty. Not anymore!
Most teams have one or two fresh-faced starlets in their first-team squad these days.
Here, we look back at the 2014-15 season and, using stats from WhoScored.com, reveal who the top performing teens were in the Premier League.
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To qualify, a player must be no older than 19 years old now, and must have played at least three matches.
10. James Wilson (Manchester United)
Games played: 13
Average match rating: 6.32
Only two of Wilson’s 13 Premier League appearances came as a starter, but the 19-year-old did enough to impress Louis van Gaal, as well as many United fans, who are adamant that he is destined for big things.
9. Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea)
Games played: 3
Average match rating: 6.33
The midfielder started games against Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion towards the end of the season and has been tipped to become the first Stamford Bridge academy graduate since John Terry to have an impact on the first team.