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50 Rising Stars to watch in the Premier League: No 18 Nathan Delfouneso
Published : 20 Oct 2010 13:22:20
Football.co.uk's countdown continues with the spotlight on one of Aston Villa's highly-rated youngsters.
Name: Nathan Abayomi Delfouneso
Born: 2 February 1991 (Age 19)
International Honours: England U21 (3 caps, 1 goal)
The 6ft 1in striker has made a total of nineteen appearances in all competitions since making his debut in 2008, although the vast majority of those have come as a susbstitute.
He has bagged six goals so far, including three in the FA Cup.
On the international stage Delfouneso has played for England at under 16, under 17, under 19 and 21 level, making a total of 42 appearances and scoring 20 times.
With a great mixture of height, pace, power and skill, many experts are predicting an extremely bright future for Delfouneso.