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Hector Bellerin has been the Premier League's best young player this season

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It is always nice to see youngsters performing at a top level in the Premier League and when there is such a high number, it is exciting to see what they will become in the future.

So, that's why this season has been so intriguing after analysing several of the best wonderkids who play on some of the country's biggest stages.

Here are five of the most exciting talents that have performed well in 2014/15 - including stars from Hull City, Southampton, Liverpool and Arsenal. 

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5. Andrew Robertson

When Andy Robertson first joined Hull City in the Premier League, everyone became prejudicial just because he was a 21-year-old coming from the SPL which in England is regarded as a league of top division rejects.

However, the Scottish international has silenced the critics and then some more as he has showcased his many talents for the Tigers as well as the Scotland international team where he played against England a few months ago.

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Robertson has endured a difficult season, not only through injury, but also contesting for his spot in the starting line-up with Robbie Brady and Liam Rosenior.

Speculation of interest from Manchester United and Arsenal in January got everyone talking, but nothing more than a bit of gossip failed to progress.

On the other hand, when the 21-year-old does become slightly older, I can see him filling the boots of someone like Nacho Monreal at Arsenal or possibly Rafael da Silva's future replacement at Old Trafford.

4. Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling has caused a lot of controversy in recent weeks regarding his wages and a troublesome laughing gas saga. None-the-less, the 20-year-old isn't afraid to spread his wings on the pitch, and a career total of 18 goals for Liverpool is quite a commendable achievement at his age.

So why is Sterling fourth in my countdown? Well, I compared his form with how highly he is rated by the pundits. According to the deluded ex-players on the pitch who seem to have lost all knowledge about football, Sterling is supposed to be one of the league's best players. I don't know what games they've been watching him play.

3. James Ward-Prowse

James Ward-Prowse marked what has been a significantly barnstorming season with his first goal for Southampton in the Premier League against Hull City last week. 

The 20-year-old holds all of the key attributes you would want a central midfielder to have - pinpoint passing, tough tackling and important interceptions. 

He currently plays with the England Under-21's but is definitely a player that Roy Hodgson should start monitoring as a virtual replacement for Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard. Fabian Delph and Ryan Mason just aren't good enough to feature when it comes to Euro 2016 next year.

2. Nathaniel Clyne

Another Saints star now who has had an even more outstanding season. Not only is he a hot candidate to feature in the Team of the Season, but he made his England debut back in October 2014 against San Marino. For his full debut, the 24-year-old was given a slightly more sterner test, facing Slovenia. 

Not only does the right-back have the ability of brick-wall defending, but he also likes to venture forward and grab a goal now-and-then. Goals against Liverpool and Aston Villa in the league as well as a thunderbolt to see Southampton beat Arsenal in the League cup have marked a terrific season for the young man.

1. Hector Bellerin

Drum roll please. And the winner of my top five youngsters of the season is the one and only, Hector Bellerin of Arsenal. Now he may sound like someone out of a Italian romance film, but actually he is one of the best full-backs in the league.

Earlier this year, the Spaniard somehow beat Theo Walcott's untouchable record for the fastest player to sprint 40 metres.

But it's not all about pace when it comes to defending. This man may be slightly on the little side, but he certainly isn't afraid to make his presence known amongst his opponents.

The 20-year-old would make quite the striker as well. He has showcased his finishing qualities on a couple of occasions this season and they were pretty good.

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