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'UEFA': Top 50 promising young footballers

Pin Some of the stand-out names on the list. BeSoccer
Some of the stand-out names on the list. BeSoccer

'UEFA': Top 50 promising young footballers

UEFA published a list on Friday naming their 50 promising young footballers to watch out for in Europe in 2018.

As is usual in the first few months of the year, the European confederation wanted to point its fans in the right direction of the best talent to look out for in the coming year. 

Out of the 50 names, four are Spanish: Rodrigo 'Rodri' Hernández Cascante (Villarreal), Kepa Arrizabalaga (Athletic Bilbao), Abel Gomez (Barca B) and Ferran Torres (Valencia).

Amongst the others, Phil Foden stands out as the most promising jewel in England whilst Sampdoria's Lucas Torreira holds the expecations of Uruguay on his young shoulders and Inter Milan centre-back Milan Skriniar has already attracted the attention of Real Madrid and Barcelona.

Here are the 50 young footballers to watch out for:

- Ethan Ampadu (WAL, 17 - Chelsea)

- Houssem Aouar (FRA, 19 - Lyon)

- Kepa Arrizabalaga (ESP, 23 - Athletic)

- Leon Bailey (JAM, 20 - Leverkusen)

- Nicolò Barella (ITA, 20 - Cagliari)

- Fedor Chalov (RUS, 19 - CSKA Moskva)

- Federico Chiesa (ITA, 20 - Fiorentina)

- Ante Ćorić (CRO, 20 - Dinamo Zagreb)

- Frenkie de Jong (NED, 20 - Ajax)

- Matthijs de Ligt (NED, 18 - Ajax)

- Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis (NIG, 20 - Club Brugge)

- Mikkel Duelund (DEN, 20 - Midtjylland)

- Phil Foden (ENG, 17 - Manchester City)

- Martin Graiciar (CZE, 18 - Slovan Liberec).

- Amine Gouiri (FRA, 17 - Lyon)

- Dávid Hancko (SVK, 20 - Žilina)

- Amine Harit, (MAR, 20 - Schalke)

- Ivan Ignatyev (RUS, 18 - Krasnodar)

- Luka Jović (SRB, 20 - Eintracht)

- Kirill Kirilenko (BLR, 17 - Dinamo Brest)

- Justin Kluivert (NED, 18 - Ajax)

- Hirving Lozano (MEX, 22 - PSV Eindhoven)

- Malcom (BRA, 20 - Bordeaux).

- Dennis Man (ROU, 16 - FCSB)

- Sergej Milinković-Savić (SRB, 22 - Lazio)

- David Neres (BRA, 20 - Ajax)

- Pedro Neto (POR, 17 - Lazio)

- Benjamin Pavard (FRA, 21 - Stuttgart)

- Rodri (ESP, 21 - Villarreal)

- Abel Ruiz (ESP, 17 - Barcelona).

- Roland Sallai (HUN, 20 - APOEL)

- Jadon Sancho (ENG, 17 - Dortmund)

- Malang Sarr (FRA, 18 - Nice)

- Ryan Sessegnon (ENG, 17 - Fulham)

- Volodymyr Shepelev (UKR, 20 - Dynamo Kyiv)

- Milan Škriniar (SVK, 22 - Inter Milan)

- Manor Solomon (ISR, 18 - Maccabi Petach-Tikva)

- Mile Svilar (BEL, 18 - Benfica)

- Martin Terrier (FRA, 20 - Strasbourg)

- Kieran Tierney (SCO, 20 - Celtic)

- Lucas Torreira (URU, 21 - Sampdoria)

- Ferrán Torres (ESP, 17 - Valencia)

- Viktor Tsyhankov (UKR, 20 - Dynamo Kyiv)

- Felix Uduokhai (GER, 20 - Wolfsburg)

- Dayot Upamecano (FRA, 19 - Leipzig)

- Hannes Wolf (AUT, 18 - Salzburg)

- Yusuf Yazıcı (TUR, 20 - Trabzonspor).

- Szymon Żurkowski (POL, 20 - Górnik Zabrze)

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