England’s Top 5 Best Young Talents Ranked According To Stats
England have produced some fine young talents over the last few years. There were some concerns expressed earlier as to how most of the clubs are relying on purchased talent and that was true to an extent. However, this season, dynamic young English youth have changed the game as they put in impressive performances day in and day out.
Clubs like Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal were always renowned for developing and nurturing youngsters but this time, even clubs like Manchester City and Chelsea are gradually giving chances for their youngsters to perform for the team. And if stats from WhoScored are to be believed, these players are certainly not letting their teams down!
Here’s a look at five of the best English talent in the Premier League right now.
Raheem Sterling – Manchester City
In 13 appearances for City so far, Sterling has played 812 minutes with 10 goals to show for his efforts. He did chip in with 2 assists in the Premier League, while also picking up a yellow card and a red card. However, he averages 2.4 shots per game and has a pass success rate of 82.6%. The player has won the Man of The Match award twice already – two of which were in the Champions League.
Dele Alli – Tottenham Hotspur
In 11 appearances for Spurs, Alli has spent 982 minutes in the field with 5 goals to his name. He has provided one assist so far, while also picking up a yellow card in the Premier League. The 21-year-old enjoys an average of 2.5 shots per game and his pass success rate stands at 77.6%. Alli has been declared as the Man of The Match once this season and it was in a Champions League game.
Marcus Rashford – Manchester United
Rashford has appeared 14 times and has spent 826 minutes on the pitch. The young speedster has scored 5 goals while providing 3 assists for the Red Devils. He has not been booked so far, which shows that his disciplinary record is by far the best. He averages 2.1 shots per game and has a modest pass success rate of 75.9%. The player is yet to win a Man of The Match award this season.
Ben Chilwell – Leicester City
In 4 Premier League appearances for the Foxes, Chilwell has spent 279 minutes on the field. The defender averages 1.3 tackles and 1.8 interceptions per game, which are quite impressive numbers. He commits about 0.5 fouls on an average and has made about 3.3 clearances a game so far. In fact, Chilwell has been one of Leicester’s finest at the back whenever he’s taken the field and these numbers show why he deserves more playing time.
Nathaniel Chalobah – Watford
Having made 5 Premier League appearances for the Hornets, Chalobah has played 430 minutes this season. The defensive midfielder did pick up a yellow card on one occasion but besides that, his numbers are quite encouraging. He averages 2.4 shots per game and has a pass success rate of 73%. He’s won 2.2 aerial duels on an average, making him quite a formidable aerial threat as well.