Top emerging talents in Serie A
An in-depth look at the next generation of superstars coming through in the Serie A
Italian Seria A is slowly regaining its status in European football and turning out to be the most competitive league this season with teams like Juventus, Napoli, Inter Milan, and, AS Roma pushing for the title.
Teams like AC Milan, Fiorentina and Atalanta are also showing big ambitions and should be competing for the Scudetto in coming seasons.
One important reason for this resurgence of Italian clubs has been the belief they have shown in their youngsters and luckily that faith has paid off.
Paul Pogba, Paulo Dybala, Mauro Icardi, Marco Verratti, Philippe Coutinho, Miralem Pjanic, Mateo Kovacic, Lorenzo Insigne, Andrea Belotti and Elseid Hysaj are some famous young Seria A products of the recent past.
So, let's have a look at some other Serie A youngsters coming through the ranks, who will have the world under their feet in the coming years.
#10 Federico Chiesa (AGE 20) - Fiorentina
Federico Chiesa is primarily a winger, but can also play as a forward or an attacking midfielder.He came through Fiorentina's youth academy and this is his second season in Seria A.
He has scored 4 goals and provided 2 assists so far this season, as he replaced Federico Bernardeschi in the Fiorentina squad. His primary attributes are speed and dribbling with some fantastic technical know-how.He represents Italy U 21 side at the International level.
The son of a former Azzurri striker, Enrico Chiesa, he is already attracting interest from some big European clubs, with the likes of Napoli, Chelsea and Tottenham, all said to be interested in his services.