The 2020/21 season may have begun as the most condensed campaign in Premier League history but also stands to give room for more young players than ever.
With that in mind, here are the best young kids aged 21 and below, expected to feature in Matchday 6 this weekend.
Phil Foden (20): After recording 38 appearances for City last term, the 20-year-old Foden who is regarded as one of England’s most promising young players has continued to go from strength to strength this season with two goals and one assist in six appearances to his name. Foden will be a key figure for Manchester City as they face West Ham on Saturday noon.
Ferran Torres (20): Without a doubt, Torres has made a good impression so far at City and his performance in the Champions League against Porto on Wednesday, where he also scored a goal, suggests he is going to have plenty more opportunities. Torres has featured three times for City in the Premier League this season since joining from Valencia in August.
Mason Greenwood (19): After recording 19 goals and 5 assists for United in the last campaign, Fifa 21 wonderkid and future star Greenwood could feature for the Red Devils against Chelsea in their Premier League showdown on Saturday night. The club has claimed the wonderboy may return to action against Frank Lampard’s boys after missing back-to-back victories over Newcastle and PSG due minor injury.
Bukayo Saka (19): At 19, Saka has established himself as one of Arsenal’s most exciting players under Arteta. While making his debut as a left-winger, he has played and impressed at several positions for the Gunners, with a goal already to his name this season. After being substituted in Arsenal’s Europa League game against Rapid Vienna, it is expected that Saka will feature for the Gunners as they host Leicester on Sunday.
Fabio Silva (18): A lot must be expected from an 18-year-old club-record, and so is the case of Fabio Silva after joining Wolves from Porto for £35m. The Portuguese international who was listed in the final 20-man shortlist for the 2020 Golden Boy award will be looking forward to registering his first goal for Wolves as they host Newcastle on Sunday evening.
Kai Havertz (21): Havertz has arguably adapted to life at Stamford Bridge faster than any of Chelsea’s other foreign recruits. The former Bayern Leverkusen midfielder who already has a Chelsea hat-trick to his name and picked up his first Premier League goal during the Blues 3-3 draw against Southampton last weekend could cause havoc for Solskjaer’s boys if given the space on Saturday night.