There are many fine young talents plying their trade in the Premier League with very bright futures ahead of them. 

Here we have an XI of players made up of 21 years and younger that could be the future of the Premier League.

The formation is 4-2-3-1

Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)

One of the most highly rated goalkeeper in the world today. This 20-year-old has already won a Europa League trophy with Atletico Madrid and this season he forms the backbone of the best defence in La Liga. Big things await this superstar.

Right-back: Carl Jenkinson (Arsenal)

After the disaster of the 8-2 loss to Machester United last season where he was sent off, many had written off Jenkinson. But he has shown remarkable resolve to come back and earlier in the season when injury to Sagna presented him with an opportunity he grabbed it with both hands. He was rewarded for his impressive contributions with a long term contract.

Centre-back: Matija Nastasic (Manchester City)

The only successful transfer in the last summer for City. His composure on the ball and his anticipation in reading the game is far beyond his tender years. A contender for the Young Player of the Year, he has done well to hold on to a starting position in this star studded city line up.

Centre-back: Steven Caulker (Tottenham)

Last season he was a revelation in Swansea City. Even though chances have been hard to come by in this Tottenham side he has done well in the opportunities provided to assure him a spot in our line-up.

Left-back: Luke Shaw (Southampton)

Southampton has this habit of unearthing many gems which the other Premier League clubs steal away. But this season with Southampton looking likely to stay in the division, they might want to hold on to their most prized asset. 

Right-wing: Raheem Sterling (Liverpool)

With 24 appearances under his belt , this teenager took the premier league by storm at the start of the season. His pace and trickery takes opponents by surprise. But he had faded a little and now doesn't start Liverpool's games.

Central defensive-midfielder: James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)

Southampton are one of the few sides with a very strong central Midfield pairing. Schneiderlin and Jack Cork are very impressive, but James Ward has been able deputy whenever one of them is missing. This 18-year-old has made 13 appearances in the Premier League so far.

Central defensive-midfielder: Phil Jones (Manchester United)

This jack of all trades is very highly rated by Alex Ferguson. He can play in a number of positions but his most success has been when he has played as an defensive-midfielder. His performance against Real Madrid was very notable.

Left-wing: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal)

A highly rated youngster was snapped up by Wenger from Southampton. In his 21 appearances so far he has only one goal and three assists, which is a meagre return for a player of his calibre. But he is held in high regard by managers, so much so that Roy Hodgson started him in the Euro's against France.

Central attacking-midfielder: Jack Wilshere (Arsenal)

The captain of our team. He is the most hyped up player in the premier league since Wayne Rooney. A lot is expected out of him and he did repay the faith in him by putting on a brave display against Barcelona last season. Hailed as the future England captain, he is an elegant midfielder.

Striker: Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea/West Brom)

The On-Loan Chelsea Striker showed them what they miss. While Torres's misery continues, Lukaku continues to shine in this impressive West Brom side. 13 goals in 30 appearances is a stat many a footballer will be happy with. Add to it that he is only 19-years-old with many more years of development, he could easily turn into the next Drogba.

Who do you think should have been in this squad?

 

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