12 young players who could impress in the 2016/17 season of Premier League - Part 2

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7. Marcus Rashford

Another Manchester United player who can impress this season is Marcus Rashford. The England striker comes from United youth ranks and made his debut in february this year in an Europa League game against Midtjylland scoring two goals. Since then he made more and more impact for the Red Devils.


Marcus Rashford vs Midtjylland

Marcus Rashford vs Midtjylland(source: indianexpress.com)

Rashford was one of the few pleasant surprises in United's team this season, especially because he came from the youth team. He played 11 games in the league scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists in a half year period. He made appearances also in Europe League and FA Cup summing up a total of 18 appearances for United last season.

Club Season MP G A
Man. United
2015-16 18 8 2

Rashford made his debut for England national team in may this year in a game against Australia and he impressed scoring on his debut since then he reached 3 caps for the Three Lions. He earned a place in England's Euro 2016 squad. Even though he played only a few minutes coming on from the bench against Wales and Iceland and he made a positive impact.

We have high hopes for the teenage striker for the next season, but he will have a hard time finding a place in United's first eleven as he will fight for a place with players like Wayne Rooney, Anthony Martial and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. And we also know that Jose Mourinho is not the type of manager who gives much opportunities for young players, as he mainly prefers the more experienced players.

8. Calum Chambers

Arsenal paid a transfer fee of €20m (£17m) to Southampton for the young defender back in 2014. Chambers had plenty of play time in his first season for Arsenal he played 23 games in the Premier League scoring one goal and providing one assist.


Calum Chambers vs Liverpool

Calum Chambers vs Liverpool(source: bleacherreport.net)

He is a versatile player who can play as a central defender, right back or even a defensive midfielder if needed. Last season he played less, only 12 games in the league and 22 games in all competition but in most of them he came in from the bench.

Club Season MP G A
Arsenal
2015-16 22 1 -

Chambers made his debut for England national team in september 2014 in an international friendly game against Norway since then he reached 3 caps for the Three Lions. Due to his lack of games in the last season he was not selected in England's Euro 2016 squad.

This season I think he will have more playing time, because it looks like only Koscielny has a secured place in the team as a CB, while for the other spot Chambers will have Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista as competition. And the former is not that young anymore while the latter didn't prove himself either last season, making a few mistakes. Chambers could also be used as a right-back where Bellerin is the first option.

9. Demarai Gray

Premier league champions Leicester City paid a transfer fee of €5m (£4m) to Birmingham for the 20-year-old in january this year. Despite his young age he made 78 appearances for Birmingham in two and a half years, scoring 8 goals and providing 4 assists.


Demarai Gray - Leicester

Demarai Gray - Leicester(source: espnfc.com)

After moving to Leicester he integrated very well into the team already making appearances in the league. In half a year the left-winger played less, only 12 games in the league and 2 in the FA Cup providing two assists in the process.

Club Season MP G A
Leicester
2015-16 14 - 2

Seeing how quickly he found his place in the team, surely we can expect greater things from him this season, especially if Leicester won't bring some big name in for his position. He played for all England youth teams beginning from Under 18, but he is yet to make his debut for the senior team.

10. Jordon Ibe

Liverpool paid €600k (£450k) to Wycome for the young winger back in 2012. He quickly moved up the ladder first playing for the U18 team then for the U21 and in 2013 he made his debut for the senior team in a Premier League game against QPR, assisting the only goal of the game scored by Coutinho.


Jordon Ibe vs Besiktas

Jordon Ibe vs Besiktas(source: mirror.co.uk)

He is a right-winger but he can also play in the left side. After having a loan spell at Derby in the Championship last season he played 27 Premier League games for Liverpool scoring one goal a providing two assists. He also made appearances in the Europa League and FA Cup, summing up an impressive 43 appearances in the whole season, bagging 4 goals and setting up 4 other goals for his teammates.

Club Season MP G A
Liverpool
2015-16 43 4 4

He played for all England youth teams beginning from Under 18, but he is yet to make his debut for the senior team.

There have been rumours about Bournemouth intending to make a move for him. If he is to leave I am sure he would receive much more playing time than at Liverpool. If he will stay he will have serious competition for a first team place at Anfield.

11. Luke Shaw

Another Southampton product, Luke Shaw. Manchester United paid an incredible €37.5m (£32m) for the young left-back in 2014. At age of 18 he already played 67 games for the Saints before moving to United. In his first season at United he made 16 Premier League appearances, having problems with different injuries throughout the season.


Luke Shaw vs Tottenham

Luke Shaw vs Tottenham(source: fifa.com)

He was hoping for a better second season, which looked like it could happen but in the Champions League game against PSV Eindhoven he suffered another injury(tibia fracture) which kept him sidelined for the whole season and ruined his hopes for playing at the Euro 2016.

Club Season MP G A
Man. United
2015-16 8 - 1

Shaw made his debut for England national team in march 2014 in an international game against Denmark. Since then he reached 6 caps for the Three Lions, being included in England's squad for the 2014 World Cup. He was the youngest player to appear at the 2014 tournament.

If he can avoid injuries he can have a great season with United, he is still very young, 20-years-old. He is the best left-back Mourinho has at the moment and probably England also, he was in Hodgson's plan until it was confirmed he cannot play at the Euros.

12. Alex Iwobi

Another Arsenal player on the list, Alex Iwobi. The Nigerian winger comes from Arsenal's youth ranks and made his debut in october 2015 in a League Cup game against Sheffield Wednesday. Since then he made more and more impact for the Gunners.


Alex Iwobi vs Watford

Alex Iwobi vs Watford(source: telegraph.co.uk)

He plays as a left-wing but he is comfortable playing in the right side or as a striker if necessary. He played 13 Premier League games last season scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists, he made his Champions League debut against Bayern Munich.

Club Season MP G A
Arsenal
2015-16 21 2 3

Iwobi made his debut for Nigeria national team in october 2015 in a game against Congo, despite playing for England at youth level. Since then he reached 6 caps for Nigeria but he is yet to score his first goal for his country.

If he will improve like he did last season he will definitely get a fair share of playing time to impress Wenger and maybe even a first team spot. He will have to fight for a first team place with players like Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott, Sanchez.

That is our list of 12 young player who could impress this season, tell us your opinion.
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