Some players have just burst onto the scene immediately, showcasing their talents right from the word go, while some players might not have made a huge impact previously but it might have just clicked for them this season.
There have been some amazingly talented youngsters who have made us sit up and take notice while there have also been some players who have surprised everyone with their displays this season. Some of these players are already sought after from the biggest clubs in Europe.
These players with their performances this season are on their way to becoming the biggest names in world football.
#10 Ruben Neves – FC Porto
At the tender age of 19, he is already the captain of Porto. Neves primarily plays as a defensive midfielder although he is not afraid to go forward usually being the catalyst for Porto’s attacking moves.
He has already featured in 33 games and has two assists to his name. Neves is a born footballer with great positional sense and an eye for a pass as well. If he continues playing in this fashion, there is no doubt that one day he will be leading his national team as well on the world stage.
The youngster has also represented the Portugal national side having made 2 appearances for the senior side. Neves has shown consistency and maturity which belies his young age and he has already proven that he is a natural leader.