Tag Archives: Youth Football

West Ham United take promising Swedish striker on trial

West Ham United have taken 16-year-old striker Alexander Alp on trial for a week. The Swedish youngster plays for AIK in his home country, but after impressing scouts he has been handed a chance to impress the Premier League outfit with a view to earning a contract at the east London club.  16 year old Swedish […]

France Ligue 1 young talents to watch in 2016/17

AS Roma, Monaco and Manchester City starlets shine in our #JF70 young talents of week 15

Bored of the international break? Never fear, dear reader: occupy yourself with a look at how our #JF70 best young players around Europe got on this week. After Kylian Mbappé won our #JF70 young talent of the week last week, Deji Faremi reviews the stars of this most recent round of action… The votes are in and […]

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Andre Belotti, Kylian Mbappe and the Manchester City loan star – #JF70 young talents of the week, week 13

With plenty of football action going on across Europe, our young #JF70 stars were shining everywhere. Which players really caught the eye, though? Deji Faremi picks the best of an impressive bunch. SEE ALSO: What is the #JF70? Head here for an explanation #JF70 young talents of the week Andrea Belotti Andrea Belotti has become the first […]

German Bundesliga young talents to watch

Bayern Munich, Torino and a Chelsea loanee star in our #JF70 young talents of the week, week 12

Another week, another roundup of the Just Football #JF70 wonderkids making waves across Europe. Deji Faremi selects the stars who have caught the eye in recent weeks…. Kingsley Coman Embed from Getty Images   He had an impressive 2015/2016 season and key role in France’s run to the Euro 2016 final last summer. So it […]

Alban Lafont: Meet the sensational teenage goalkeeper lighting up Ligue 1

Generation Next is a regular feature on Just Football profiling the best upcoming young players in world football, the stars of tomorrow. Recently we have scouted Franck Kessie and Malang Sarr on these pages, next up meet Alban Lafont – the teen stopper making waves over in France… Within football, it is often stated that […]

Best young players to watch in Portugal Primeira Liga

Real Madrid and Porto stars among our #JF70 top young talents of the week, week 10

Each week on Just Football we analyse and praise the star performers from our #JF70 handpicked 70 best young players to watch this season around Europe. So which young talents shone this past week?  #JF70 young talents of the week Mauricio Lemos UD Las Palmas have been one of the surprise packages in La Liga […]

JF70 best young talents in Europe

From Alex Iwobi to Donnarumma: The JF70 Team of the Year so far

All this season, we have been covering the exploits of our #JF70 best young players in Europe to watch in 2016/17, with regular updates on their performances. Some of the 70 have impressed us more than others, but who has impressed us enough to make our #JF70 Team of the Year (so far)? Read on to find out, […]

Franck Kessié: Meet the Ivorian wonderkid watched closely by Chelsea and Manchester United

Generation Next is our regular feature on Just Football profiling the best young talents in the world. And here’s another to keep an eye on – Atalanta’s bustling midfielder Franck Kessie… Last summer, when Genoa former coach Gian Piero Gasperini made the move to Atalanta, after seven wonderful years spent in Liguria (interjected by spells […]

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AFCON 2017: 10 promising African young talents to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations

It’s nearly here! The Africa Cup of Nations 2017 kicks off this weekend and it’s a tournament we love and have covered in detail in the past on Just Football. Ahead of this year’s edition in Gabon here are a selection of promising young African talents that have risen to prominence and could play an essential […]

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