The Premier League’s 10 Youngest Ever Debutants

The full glare of the world's media comes with a Premier League appearance (image: theguardian.com)

The full glare of the world’s media comes with a Premier League appearance (image: theguardian.com)

It is the dream of all young footballers to eventually work their way through the ranks and turn out for their club in the Premier League. Many players have to wait years for the opportunity and many more still never reach that level, but the following ten players all made their first Premier League appearance before their 17th birthdays.

Playing at the highest level of domestic football while many of us were still enjoying a kick about on the playground, it’s fair to say that these footballers made a splash at a very early stage of their career but what did they go on to achieve after such a fast start?