Ten young footballers to watch out for in 2016

23 January 2016 11:00
From the latest kid off the block at Tottenham to the next John Stones via Teddy Sheringham’s protege, here are our 10 young players set to make their markMauricio Pochettino is not always given to effusiveness, so it caught the attention when he spoke almost evangelically about one of Tottenham’s young prospects in December. “He is a special boy, a special player,” said Pochettino of Onomah, who had just made his first start in a Europa League win over Monaco. The locally-born Onomah can play in a number of midfield positions and his blend of speed, power and vision certainly bodes well. Pochettino gives youngsters more chances than most and has already entrusted him with substitute appearances in tight, tense games such as November’s north London derby against Arsenal. A repeat of Dele Alli’s recent breakthrough is not an outlandish idea. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian