players (U21) whose form is rising

Top 50 football players under the age of 21 whose form is improving

This is FC's list of the Top 50 players (U21) whose form is rising in the world at the moment according to our algorithm. We update this list every Monday. If you want more information on how our algorithm is calculated, please click here.

We also have a list with the 50 best young football players in the world right now.

Rank   Team Nationality Position Age Form
  • 1
    Marcus Pedersen profile photo
    Marcus Pedersen Molde FK clublogo Molde NOR D (R) 20
    59  
    2
    Ludovit Reis profile photo
    Ludovit Reis VfL Osnabrück clublogo Osnabrück NLD M, DM (C) 20
    53  
    3
    Julián Álvarez profile photo
    Julián Álvarez CA River Plate clublogo River Plate ARG W, AM (R) 20
    63  
    4
    Sergiño Dest profile photo
    Sergiño Dest FC Barcelona clublogo Barcelona USA D (RL) 20
    69  
    5
    Wesley Fofana profile photo
    Wesley Fofana Leicester City FC clublogo Leicester City FRA D (CR) 20
    81  
    6
    Brian Brobbey profile photo
    Brian Brobbey AFC Ajax clublogo Ajax NLD S (C) 18
    64  
    7
    Mohammed Kudus profile photo
    Mohammed Kudus AFC Ajax clublogo Ajax GHA M, S (C) 20
    71  
    8
    Salvatore Esposito profile photo
    Salvatore Esposito SPAL 2013 clublogo SPAL ITA M, DM (C) 20
    62  
    9
    Sofiane Diop profile photo
    Sofiane Diop AS Monaco FC clublogo Monaco FRA AM (C), M (R) 20
    63  
    10
    Jurrien Timber profile photo
    Jurrien Timber AFC Ajax clublogo Ajax NLD D (CR) 19
    56  
    11
    Gio Reyna profile photo
    Gio Reyna BV Borussia 09 Dortmund clublogo Dortmund USA AM (CL) 18
    84  
    12
    Kenneth Taylor profile photo
    Kenneth Taylor AFC Ajax clublogo Ajax NLD M, DM (C) 18
    58  
    13
    Simon Sohm profile photo
    Simon Sohm Parma Calcio 1913 clublogo Parma CHE DM (C) 19
    60  
    14
    João Pedro profile photo
    João Pedro Watford FC clublogo Watford BRA ST (C) 19
    61  
    15
    Kenzo Goudmijn profile photo
    Kenzo Goudmijn AZ clublogo AZ NLD M, DM (C) 19
    54  
    16
    Konstantin Maradishvili profile photo
    Konstantin Maradishvili PFC CSKA Moskva clublogo CSKA Moskva RUS DM, M (C) 20
    73  
    17
    Jurgen Ekkelenkamp profile photo
    Jurgen Ekkelenkamp AFC Ajax clublogo Ajax NLD M (C) 20
    61  
    18
    Frankie Amaya profile photo
    Frankie Amaya FC Cincinnati clublogo FC Cincinnati USA AM, M (C) 20
    64  
    19
    Armin Gigovic profile photo
    Armin Gigovic FK Rostov clublogo Rostov SWE M, DM (C) 18
    57  
    20
    Lee Kangin profile photo
    Lee Kangin Valencia CF clublogo Valencia KOR F (C), M (L) 19
    71  
    21
    Orkun Kökçü profile photo
    Orkun Kökçü Feyenoord Rotterdam clublogo Feyenoord TUR M (C) 20
    67  
    22
    Jude Bellingham profile photo
    Jude Bellingham BV Borussia 09 Dortmund clublogo Dortmund GBR M, DM (C) 17
    66  
    23
    Khéphren Thuram-Ulie profile photo
    Khéphren Thuram-Ulie OGC Nice clublogo Nice FRA M, DM (C) 19
    69  
    24
    Ander Barrenetxea profile photo
    Ander Barrenetxea Real Sociedad de Fútbol clublogo Real Sociedad ESP AM (LR) 19
    67  
    25
    Eduardo Camavinga profile photo
    Eduardo Camavinga Stade Rennais FC 1901 clublogo Stade Rennais FRA M, AM (C) 18
    79  
    26
    Jacob Christensen profile photo
    Jacob Christensen FC Nordsjælland clublogo Nordsjælland DNK M, DM (C) 19
    56  
    27
    Leonidas Stergiou profile photo
    Leonidas Stergiou FC St. Gallen clublogo St. Gallen CHE D (C) 18
    66  
    28
    Morten Frendrup profile photo
    Morten Frendrup Brøndby IF clublogo Brøndby DNK M, DM (C) 19
    65  
    29
    Matías Pellegrini profile photo
    Matías Pellegrini Internacional CF Miami clublogo Inter Miami ARG AM (LC) 20
    58  
    30
    Benoît Mukinayi profile photo
    Benoît Mukinayi AS Monaco FC clublogo Monaco FRA D (CL) 19
    77  
    31
    Ansu Fati profile photo
    Ansu Fati FC Barcelona clublogo Barcelona ESP W, AM (L) 18
    83  
    32
    Santiago Giménez profile photo
    Santiago Giménez Cruz Azul FC clublogo Cruz Azul MEX ST (C) 19
    61  
    33
    Mickey van de Ven profile photo
    Mickey van de Ven FC Volendam clublogo Volendam NLD D (C) 19
    58  
    34
    Evert Linthorst profile photo
    Evert Linthorst VVV Venlo clublogo Venlo NLD M (C) 20
    57  
    35
    Ryan Gravenberch profile photo
    Ryan Gravenberch AFC Ajax clublogo Ajax NLD M, DM (C) 18
    62  
    36
    Cole Bassett profile photo
    Cole Bassett Colorado Rapids SC clublogo Colorado USA AM, M (C) 19
    57  
    37
    Eros Maddy profile photo
    Eros Maddy Jong FC Utrecht clublogo Jong Utrecht NLD W (R) 19
    47  
    38
    Talles Magno profile photo
    Talles Magno CR Vasco da Gama clublogo Vasco da Gama BRA AM (LC) 18
    65  
    39
    Samuele Ricci profile photo
    Samuele Ricci Empoli FC clublogo Empoli ITA M, DM (C) 19
    59  
    40
    Marcel Ruíz profile photo
    Marcel Ruíz Club Tijuana clublogo Club Tijuana MEX AM, M (C) 20
    63  
    41
    Félix Correia profile photo
    Félix Correia Juventus FC U23 clublogo Juventus U23 PRT W (LR) 19
    51  
    42
    Paul Mukairu profile photo
    Paul Mukairu RSC Anderlecht clublogo Anderlecht NGA AM (LR) 20
    57  
    43
    Jason Knight profile photo
    Jason Knight Derby County FC clublogo Derby County IRL M (C), AM (R) 19
    65  
    44
    Jamie Leweling profile photo
    Jamie Leweling SpVgg Greuther Fürth 1903 clublogo Greuther Fürth GHA AM (R) 19
    53  
    45
    Enzo Loiodice profile photo
    Enzo Loiodice UD Las Palmas clublogo Las Palmas FRA M, DM (C) 20
    55  
    46
    Bukayo Saka profile photo
    Bukayo Saka Arsenal FC clublogo Arsenal GBR M, D (L) 19
    77  
    47
    William Saliba profile photo
    William Saliba OGC Nice clublogo Nice FRA D (CR) 19
    69
    48
    Jonathan David profile photo
    Jonathan David Lille OSC clublogo Lille CAN F, AM (C) 20
    68
    49
    Brenner profile photo
    Brenner São Paulo FC clublogo São Paulo BRA S (C), AM (L) 20
    79
    50
    Lassina Franck Traoré profile photo
    Lassina Franck Traoré AFC Ajax clublogo Ajax BFA S (C) 19
    66

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