The following is an XI made up of players who possess the potential to become Premier League stars of the future...

Formation 4-4-2

Goalkeeper - Thibaut Courtois - Atletico Madrid (on loan from Chelsea)

Courtois has already established himself in one of the biggest clubs in Spain at the tender age of 21 and he is not short of admirers.

There's no doubt that if Courtois starts a career in the Premier League, that he will become a success after some eye-catching performances already. The fact that he is already ahead of Simon Mignolet in the pecking order in the Belgian national team also suggests the amount of talent he possesses. 

Right-back - Callum Chambers - Southampton

Chambers is someone who was little known before the start of the season. With young full-back Nathaniel Clyne slowly making the position his own, Chambers has done incredibly well to compete at right-back this season.

His positivity and ability to adapt to the physicality of the Premier League has been lauded by many and the big teams could be circling round yet another talent of Southampton soon enough.

Centre-back - Andre Wisdom - Derby County (on loan from Liverpool)

Wisdom is one of the young talents on Merseyside who is expected to do big things in the near future. Recognising his talent, manager Brendan Rodgers played Wisdom on numerous occasions last season and he failed to disappoint. His anticipation and strength made him up to any challenge he was faced with at right-back.

Since then, Rodgers has insisted that Wisdom's future lies in central defence and he could become a success there in years to come. Rodgers couldn't guarantee Wisdom a place in the line up this season and so he is plying his trade in the Championship on loan at Derby. Could he be a regular with Liverpool in years to come?

Centre-back - Matija Nastasic - Manchester City

After sealing a move to Manchester City last year, Nastasic was thrown into the deep end by former City manager Roberto Mancini, as he was handed a start at the Bernabeu against Real Madrid.

Nastasic pushed Joleon Lescott out of the team and formed a formidable partnership with skipper Vincent Kompany in central defence, which would go on to be one of the best in the league that season. His performances were recognised and he was named Manchester City's Young Player of the Year for 2012/13.

Things have been slightly different this year with the arrival of Martin Demichelis and so Nastasic hasn't played as much.

Nastasic would develop into one of the best centre-backs in the league if given the time, and Manuel Pellegrini needs to recognise that.

Left-back - Luke Shaw - Southampton

Of all the young talent Southampton are producing, Shaw is arguably the best. It's hard to say where his future lies. Wherever it may be, Shaw's talent and tenacity to improve will surely make him one of the best defenders in the Premier League in years to come.

Shaw currently is in fantastic form and could be in England manager Roy Hodgson's plans for the World Cup in Brazil. Shaw needs to continue to improve and could be challenging Ashley Cole and Leighton Baines for that left back-spot soon.


Right-midfield - Raheem Sterling - Liverpool

Exciting winger Sterling has shown a lot of promise of the past couple of seasons after being in and out of the Liverpool team. This season, however, Sterling has shown consistency in his performances and is in the frame for a World Cup call from Hodgson.

Sterling's mean pace and trickery gives full-backs a torrid time and he has contributed massively to the successful season Liverpool are currently having.

Centre-midfield - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - Arsenal

It may be surprising to see Chamberlain's name in central midfield,but the reality is that even Arsene Wenger must sees his future there.

Chamberlain has shown exciting signs that he is the next England great and has established himself as a regular under Hodgson - one of many who acknowledges the talent and potential he possesses. Chamberlain will no doubt get the chance for Arsenal in the future and it's up to him to take it.

Centre-midfield - Ross Barkley - Everton

Barkley is a player who has arguably impressed the most out of all the players on this list. The way he moves with the ball has been likened to a certain Wayne Rooney and even Paul Gascgoine. Barkley is the type of creative player England have been yearning to produce for a while now.

Barkley has been a regular in Roberto Martinez's Everton side this season and relishes the style of play Martinez has incorporated into the Toffees.

Left-midfield - Adnan Januzaj - Manchester United

Youngster Januzaj has been one of the only bright sparks in Manchester United's terrible season so far. The midfielder has given fans something to cheer about after some eye-catching performances.

With David Moyes prepared to give Januzaj a chance, there's no reason why he can't become a future star in the Premier League.

Striker - Sam Gallagher - Southampton

Gallagher is the third Saint to be named on this list, and, to be honest, there could've been more. Although he is yet to score a Premier League, he has definitely caught the eye with some good performances - including at home against Arsenal.

Mauricio Pochettino will definitely give chances to the youngsters in the future and Gallagher will be given time to develop. A tall striker with decent pace, Gallagher has the ingredients to be a top striker in the future.

Striker - Saido Berahino - West Brom

Berahino has been fantastic for West Brom, especially in the opening parts of the season as he had to compete for places with strikers such as Matej Vydra, Victor Anichebe, and Shane Long until his move to Hull City. His lack of height is not a problem as he uses his agility to skip away from defenders.

He has also recently been involved with the England U21s set. His goals have dried up slightly since the departure of former head coach Steve Clarke but he still has a lot of potential.

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