5 Best U-20 players from Europe's Top 5 Leagues so far
#4 Ibrahim Sangare - Age 20
Name - Ibrahim Sangare
League - Ligue 1
Position - Defensive Mid-fielder
Sangare has been lauded by many as one of the greatest young talents in French football. His coach said, "His first touch is one of the best I’ve seen". An African Journalist praised the Ivory Coast mid-fielder "Physically, he’s like Yaya Toure but he reminds me of Michael Essien".
Why he is praised as one of the best midfielders at this young age? He has done 4.3 tackles per game which is the most of by a Ligue 1 player so far. He has also completed 1.4 blocks per game; 1.2 Interceptions per game. His pass accuracy too is at a whopping 83.9% which is the 9th best in Ligue 1.
He has also scored a goal and provided an assist from his 810 minutes of Ligue 1 appearance.
Now his club is using most of his potentials while they can because they know that the European rich clubs have already spotted his talent.