Five Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd starlets crystallize to shine for England at Under-17 World Cup
senior brace have found international success arduous to come by, but their youth teams hold a aptitude for producing teams capable of winning major tournaments. Six years ago, the baby Lions roared to their girl Under-17 World Cup euphoria and members of that crew have absent on to become forces in football now. Now, the job for Ryan Garrys facet is to try and emulate their precedessors achievements, starting with a clash lambaste New Caledonia on Saturday. Ahead of their cooperative stage opener, Express Sport looks at five of Englands blessing prospects.
Its not every day that Arsenal bear a 15-year-old off the bench to become their youngest-ever player. But thats exactly what happened in last season when Mikel Arteta turned to their exciting adolescent during their clash with Brentford in September 2022.
It was an manifest of just how highly the young attacker is rated by the Gunners, who may posses gave him a glimpse of football to own him out of the clutches of Manchester City and Chelsea. And now he has agreed to figure a professional plight in March when he turns 17, he can concentrate on cardinal England to glory.
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With a devastating blend of creativity and goalscoring prowess, it is no amaze that he has excelled at Under-21 quality with his club, scoring four goals in as much 2 appearances. Expect him to acting a cash role, despite being one of the younger players in the group.
Chelsea strikingly believe the defender has a luminous future in the game after agreeing a £4million packet with Everton to badge the young this summer.
The left-sided centre-back can besides dramaturgy as a full-back, highlighting his versatility and he has become famous for being a harden leader in possession, carrying the circle out from the back. In particular, Samuels-Smith has a capacity for beating his opponents in one-on-one duels in a alike mould of Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
At the age of 17, he is calmness a fair reach away from breaching the first-team barrier, but he is highly regarded by youth coach Hassan Sulaiman, who oral he is optimistic Samuels-Smith will twinkle during the tournament.
Mauricio Pochettino has already called up the 17-year-old to his matchday crew after acceptance glowing reports from coaches and Golding looks like he could be the subsequent in a long row of Cobham talents to perform the level at Stamford Bridge.
A chief attacking midfielder, Golding is technically holy and often pops up in paltry pockets of aperture in the final third. He likes to accomplish Kevin De Bruyne-esque runs in unpunctual the backline too, showing his awareness off the ball, and often finds himself between the goals and assists for the Blues youth team.
Golding may well be a contender to be handed the captains armband by Garry, given his strong unit and headship qualities, and prestige cede be on his temperament if he is named leader for the tournament.
Dibling actually became one of the prime players to fit Todd Boehlys revolution at Chelsea after starring for Southampton at youth level, including scoring a hat-trick in an Under-23s diversion at the age of 16. But regret brought him back to the Saints legal months following and Dibling is finding his feet again after a succinct word away.
The midfielder has already featured in the Carabao Cup this season for his hometown cudgel and he appears to be on the cusp of breaking into the pair below Russell Martin. It would be no confound to see his name pop up on the highlights reel, such is his propensity to generate a moment of magic.
Salford-born McAllister has been earmarked for a shining future with Manchester United after agreeing to figure a professional covenant in July this year.
His progression in the academy has been undeniable, featuring often for the Under-18s with 11 appearances as he helped the Red Devils to third in the s North section. He has been ahead of his age group throughout his youth career, featuring for the Under-18s when he was bluefish 14 years of age.
A defensive midfielder by trade, there are some shades of Paul Scholes and Darren Fletcher about his amusement - and that can only be a moral badge if he is to make the merit for mace and country.
Goalkeepers: Ted Curd (Hashtag United, loan from Chelsea), Finlay Herrick (West Ham United), Tommy Setford (Ajax)
Defenders: Josh Acheampong (Chelsea), Joe Johnson (Luton Town), Jayden Meghoma (Southampton), Harrison Murray-Campbell (Chelsea), Lakyle Samuel (Manchester City), Ishé Samuels Smith (Chelsea)
Midfielders: Samuel Amo-Ameyaw (Southampton), Michael Golding (Chelsea), Myles Lewis-Skelly (Arsenal), Finley McAllister (Manchester United), Chris Rigg (Sunderland), Reiss-Alexander Russell-Denny (Chelsea)
Forwards: Tyler Dibling (Southampton), Joel Ndala (Manchester City), Ethan Nwaneri (Arsenal), Justin Oboavwoduo (Manchester City), Archie Stevens (Glasgow Rangers), Matty Warhurst (Manchester City)
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