Over the years, we have come across different young talented footballers who graced top European leagues in the past. Some of these players started playing in their club's academy as youths and grew up to become world-class players today. Lionel Messi is a typical example, he started playing for FC Barcelona as a kid and went on to become the club's all-time goalscorer and legend.
In today's update, we will get to see the five most valuable 19-years-olds who are currently in different top European clubs at the moment.
5. Fabio Silva
Fábio Daniel Soares Silva who is a Portuguese professional footballer plays as a forward for the Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Young Silva made his professional debut for Porto in August 2019 and set several club records relating to his young age. The youngster is valued at about €26 million at the age of 19.
4. Jeremy Doku
Jérémy Doku who is a Belgian professional footballer made his first European debut during the Euro 2020 competitions. He plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Rennes and the Belgium national team.
Doku is currently worth €26 million as of 2021 and he is regarded as one of the generational talents we have right now in the world of football.
3. Ryan Gravenberch
Ryan Jiro Gravenberch who is a Dutch professional footballer plays as a holding midfielder for Eredivisie club Ajax and also the Netherlands national team. Ryan is just 19 years old and he is worth over €33 million at the moment.
2. Nuno Mendes
Nuno Alexandre Tavares Mendes who is a Portuguese professional footballer, plays as a left-back for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain, on loan from Primeira Liga club Sporting CP, and the Portugal national team. The youngster is already worth over €40 million at the age of 19 and he is regarded as one of the generational talents we have.
1. Mason Greenwood
Mason Will John Greenwood who is an English professional footballer, plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. The youngster has been so impressive for his club, Manchester United since making his debut for the red devils.
Greenwood did not only break into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first team but he also broke some records as a young striker at the club. He is currently worth over €50 million at the age of 19.
Do you think these players will live up to expectations?
Content created and supplied by: Josehub (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More