Italian publication La Gazzetta Dello Sport has picked eight players from Premier League clubs in its list of the top-50 best Under 20 talents around the world. Chelsea lead with two representatives in Dominic Solanke and Brazilian summer signing Kenedy, while Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool, Manchester City, West Ham and Everton have one player each.
Manchester United, however, have been overlooked by the prestigious Italian publication as the likes of Anthony Martial, Andreas Pereira and Adan Januzaj have already turned 20.
France, meanwhile, is the country with most players in the ranking, ahead of Brazil, with the talented Bayern Munich winger Kingley Coman among the chosen ones alongside less well-known starlets like Abdou Diallo, Alban Lafont, Ousmane Dembele, Olivier Ntcham and Paris Saint Germain's Jean Kevin Augustin. England, meanwhile, have four representatives in Tottenham sensation Dele Alli, West Ham versatile defender Reece Oxford, Everton full-back Brendan Galloway and Solanke himself.
Chelsea: Solanke and Kenedy
Solanke, described by La Gazzetta Dello Sport as a Diego Costa's ready-made replacement, made his debut at Stamford Bide last season during the 6-0 victory over Maribor in the Champions League before being sent on loan to Vitesse to get first-team experience, where the 18-year-old number nine has already scored five goals in the opening part of the season.
19-year-old Kenedy, meanwhile, has made 11 appearances for the Blues since his summer arrival from Fluminense, scoring his first goal for the club in the Capital One Cup against Walsall.
Tottenham: Delle Alli
After helping MK Dons to secure promotion to the Championship with 16 goals and nine assists last season, the 19-year-old midfielder has emerged as the biggest sensation of the current Premier League, scoring six goals and also earning an England call-up.
Liverpool: Marko Grujic
The Serbian U21 international was announced as the first signing of the Jurgen Klopp era after Liverpool paid Red Star Belgrade £5.1m ($7.2m) for his services. However, the 19-year-old will remain on loan at his former club for the remainder of the campaign.
Manchester City: Kelechi Iheanacho
The 19-year-old Nigerian has attracted the attention of Manuel Pellegrini in the opening part of the campaign, being selected even ahead of Wilfried Bony in some games while scoring five goals 17 first-team appearances.
Arsenal: Gedion Zelalem
The 19-year-old United States versatile midfielder is yet to make a major impact for the Arsenal first-team but has impressed this season on loan at Rangers, having already started 11 league games.
Everton: Brendan Galloway
John Stones' teammate has impressed in the current campaign while coping with the absences of Leighton Baines, starting 14 Premier League games despite he is just 19-year-old.
West Ham: Reece Oxford
The young defender made an impressive debut with West Ham in the Premier League opener win at Arsenal playing as a holding midfielder. At just 17 he has since being playing more regularly with the Under-21 side but is expected to be in Slaven Bilic's plans in the near future.