TWENTY 18-YEAR-OLDS

In: Premier League

  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Tags:

Wonderkids

Wonderkids to watch in 2018!

REISS NELSON

ARSENAL

Position: Forward

Country: England

Dribbling: 14/20

Acceleration: 14/20

Technique: 13/20

Finishing: 12/20

Could be the next… Theo Walcott!

MOTD fact: Reiss practices kickboxing in his spare time and has said he wants to try MMA after football!

COREY JORDAN

BOURNEMOUTH

Position: Central defender

Country: England

Acceleration: 13/20

Heading: 12/20

Composure: 13/20

Stamina: 13/20

Could be the next… Phil Jones!

MOTD fact: Played the first half of Bournemouth’s pre-season friendly against Milan and shut the Italian giants out!

JAYSON MOLUMBY

BRIGHTON

Position: Central midfielder

Country: Rep. of Ireland

Passing: 13/20

Tackling: 13/20

Pace: 13/20

Work Rate: 13/20

Could be the next… Roy Keane!

MOTD fact: Recently notched a 16-minute hat-trick for Ireland in their U-19 Euro Qualifier against Cyprus!

OLIVER YOUNGER

BURNLEY

Position: Central defender

Country: England

Composure: 13/20

Anticipation: 12/20

Positioning: 12/20

Technique: 11/20

Could be the next… John Stones!

MOTD fact: Signed his pro-deal at Burnley aged just 14 – two years before most players sign football scholarships!

KIAN FLANAGAN

CRYSTAL PALACE

Position: Central midfielder

Country: Rep. of Ireland

Dribbling: 12/20

Crossing: 11/20

Finishing: 11/20

Passing: 11/20

Could be the next… Damien Duff!

MOTD fact: Two years ago Kian snubbed top clubs, including Liverpool, Chelsea and Man. United, to continue his development with The Eagles!

MASON MOUNT

CHELSEA

Position: Central midfielder

Country: England

Acceleration: 14/20

Technique: 14/20

Free Kicks: 13/20

Long Shots: 13/20

Could be the next… Dele Alli!

MOTD fact: Playing on loan at Vitesse this season, Mason created eight chances against Lazio in the Europa League – a comp record!

DENNIS ADENIRAN

EVERTON

Position: Central midfielder

Country: England

Acceleration: 14/20

Work Rate: 14/20

Heading: 11/20

Tackling: 10/20

Could be the next… Ross Barkley!

MOTD fact: Loads of Fulham fans took to social media in September to say how gutted they were to see him sign for Everton on deadline day!

JORDAN WILLIAMS

HUDDERSFIELD

Position: Right back

Country: England

Acceleration: 15/20

Agility: 10/20

Strength: 9/20

Tackling: 8/20

Could be the next… Kieran Trippier!

MOTD fact: This time last year Jordan was honoured by The Football League Education scheme for achievements off the pitch!

SIM THANDI

LEICESTER

Position: Right back

Country: England

Marking: 15/20

Tackling: 15/20

Acceleration: 14/20

First Touch: 10/20

Could be the next… Kyle Walker!

MOTD fact: Thandi left school with 10 A-C grade GCSEs, including an A* in Maths and As in English, French, Chemistry, Physics and PE!

BEN WOODBURN

LIVERPOOL

Position: Forward

Country: Wales

Technique: 15/20

First Touch: 14/20

Finishing: 14/20

Dribbling: 14/20

Could be the next… Gareth Bale!

MOTD fact: He’s the youngest goal-scorer in Liverpool’s history, and the second youngest goal-scorer for Wales ever at international level!

TAHITH CHONG

MAN. UNITED

Position: Winger

Country: Holland

Pace: 15/20

Agility: 15/20

Dribbling: 12/20

First Touch: 12/20

Could be the next… Arjen Robben!

MOTD fact: After almost a year out with a serious knee injury Tahith took just five minutes to score on his first start back for the U18s!

BRAHIM DIAZ

MAN. CITY

Position: Forward

Country: Spain

Dribbling: 15/20

Technique: 13/20

Acceleration: 13/20

First Touch: 13/20

Could be the next… David Silva!

MOTD fact: Hit a top bins beauty for the senior team against Real Madrid in a pre-season friendly last summer – City won 4-1!

TYRIQUE BARTLETT

NEWCASTLE

Position: Striker

Country: South Africa

Acceleration: 13/20

Finishing: 13/20

Dribbling: 13/20

First Touch: 13/20

Could be the next… Benni McCarthy!

MOTD fact: Tyrique’s dad Shaun was also a striker, he played 123 times for Charlton from 2000 to 2006!

CALLUM SLATTERY

SOUTHAMPTON

Position: Midfield

Country: England

Technique: 12/20

Acceleration: 12/20

Passing: 10/20

Long Shots: 10/20

Could be the next… Michael Carrick!

MOTD fact: Before Callum signed a new deal with The Saints, rumours came out that Arsenal and Bayern Munich were plotting to sign him!

JOSH TYMON

STOKE

Position: Left back

Country: England

Marking: 14/20

Tackling: 13/20

Passing: 13/20

Crossing: 13/20

Could be the next… Leighton Baines!

MOTD fact: Went home with the MOTM award after debuting in Stoke’s 4-0 demolition of Rochdale in this season’s League Cup!

LIAM CULLEN

SWANSEA

Position: Striker

Country: Wales

Acceleration: 14/20

Finishing: 13/20

Technique: 12/20

Heading: 11/20

Could be the next… Ian Rush!

MOTD fact: Liam made his debut for Swansea U18s in 2012 when he was just 13-years-old!

SAMUEL SHASHOUA

TOTTENHAM

Position: Forward

Country: England

Acceleration: 14/20

Agility: 11/20

Dribbling: 10/20

Passing: 10/20

Could be the next… Raheem Sterling!

MOTD fact: Samuel was an Under-12s county champion at squash and also represented the South of England U16s at hockey!

JUAN HERNANDEZ

WATFORD

Position: Forward

Country: Colombia

Penalty Taking: 15/20

Finishing: 13/20

Pace: 12/20

Technique: 12/20

Could be the next… Jackson Martinez!

MOTD fact: Currently on loan at Spanish second division side Huesca, Juan has already notched 10 goals in 19 games!

SEAD HAKSABANOVIC

WEST HAM

Position: Forward

Country: Montenegro

Technique: 14/20

Long Shots: 14/20

First Touch: 14/20

Acceleration: 13/20

Could be the next… Stevan Jovetic!

MOTD fact: Born in Sweden, Sead represents Montenegro where his family are from and he’s already made his senior international debut!

TYLER ROBERTS

WEST BROM

Position: Striker

Country: Wales

Pace: 15/20

Finishing: 13/20

Technique: 13/20

Agility: 13/20

Could be the next… Aaron Ramsey!

MOTD fact: Has already been out on loan three times and is currently playing for Walsall where he’s scored five goals in League One!

All stats powered by Football Manager 2018!

SALAH! Top scorer in the Prem – not bad for a 'one-season-wonder'

HUGHES! Back on the scrap heap after another failed job!