3. Luke Shaw | Southampton

Luke Shaw burst onto the scene last season, making 25 Premier League appearances for Southampton at the tender age of 17.

His age didn't matter one bit, though. Shaw looked assured throughout the campaign; his ability to get forward from the left-back position earning him comparisons to Gareth Bale, who also started his career at St Mary's.

Shaw looks set to follow in the footsteps of Bale, Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as the next big star to emerge from the club's famed youth academy.

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