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Top ten most promising young midfielders

Posted on | March 9, 2009 | 4 Comments

The transfer market exploded in recent years and the clubs with money must spent huge sums to get the player they wanted. As a result the teams have started to look toward the future players.

Because most of the teams have the objective of discovering new talents I decided to make a top ten of the most promising young midfielders.

Here is my top ten most promising midfielders:

1. Theo Walcott

Walcott is a 19 years old right midfielder who plays for Arsenal. He started his career at Newbury before moving to Swidon Town and then Southampton. Walcot already played 54 games, scoring five times for Arsenal.

2. Marek Hamsik

Hamsik is a 20 years old Slovakian player who started his career at Slovan Bratislava.   Hamsik arrived at Napoli in 2007 from Brescia and managed to score 18 goals in 54 games for them.

3. Juan Manuel Mata

Mata is a 20 years old left midfielder who plays for Valencia. Mata scored 6 goals in 13 games for Valencia this year.

4. Sebastian Giovinco

Giovinco is a 20 years old Italy U-21 international who plays for Juventus. Giovinco is seen as the next Del Piero by Juventus fans, but not only. Despite playing only 17 games for Juventus he is still considered an important player for the club.

5. Anderson

Anderson is a 20 years old Brazilian who plays for Manchester United. Despite being so young, Anderson already played 8 games for Brazil. The Brazilian was bring at Old Trafford as a replacement for Paul Scholes. Anderson played for Gremio and Porto before he arriving at Old Trafford.

6. Alex Witsel

At only 19 years old, Witsel is one of the Standard Liege stars. Witsel is also part of the Belgium team for which he scored one goal in five appearances.

7. Federico Fazio

Fazio is a 21years old  Argentinean who plays for Sevilla.  The defensive midfielder made 38 appearances in two seasons for Sevilla. Fazio also made the step for the national team.

8. Ignacio Camacho

Camacho is a 18 years old Spanish international who plays for Atletico Madrid. He played 18 games for Atletico and scored 2 goals.

9. Angel di Maria

The 21 years old Argentinian played for Rosario Central before arriving at Benfica. Angel di Maria is a base man in Benfica team for which he played 38 games in two seasons.

The talented player convinced Maradona to call him up to the national squad after playing a major role in the Olympic games World Cup final.

10. Stefan Jovetic

The former Partizan Belgrad player arrived at Fiorentina this season. The 19 years old talent made the first appearence for his country in 2007 for wich he scored 4 goals in 7 games.



4 Responses to “Top ten most promising young midfielders”

  1. buub
    May 26th, 2009 @ 11:28 am

    thats a very good list

  2. Jad
    February 1st, 2010 @ 12:34 am

    very gd list but u forgot FABREGAS and CRISCITO left-back of genoa

  3. Jad
    February 1st, 2010 @ 12:43 am

    oh i just saw criscito in the top 10 defenders .. anw gr8 list only FABREGAS missing

  4. unknown
    July 25th, 2011 @ 3:29 am


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