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The Best young players in football from all around the world. The Rough Diamond series identifies all the top talents in football.

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #1- Timothy Fosu-Mensah

This is the tenth and last post in this series,where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #2- Callum Gribbin

This is the ninth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s youth teams....

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #3- Axel Tuanzebe

This is the eighth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s youth teams....

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #4- Joshua Harrop

This is the sixth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s youth...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #5- RoShaun Williams

RoShaun Williams This is the sixth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and/u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #6 -Marcus Rashford

Note-This article was initially written 2 months ago before Rashford made his first team debut. This is the fourth post in a series of 10,...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #7 -Sean Goss

This is the fourth post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and /u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United’s...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #8 -Tosin Kehinde

This is the third post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and /u/rdzzl have rated the ten best players playing for Manchester United's...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #9 -Demetri Mitchell

This is the second post in a series of 10, where reddit users /u/monsieurryan and /u/rdzzl have rated the, ten best players playing for Manchester...

Manchester United Youth Rankings 2016 #10 -Joe Riley

This is the first post in a series of 10, where Reddit users /u/monsieurryan and /u/rdzzl have rated the, ten best players playing for Manchester United's...

Rough Diamonds #19- Ryan Ledson (Everton)

Born and bred on Merseyside, Ryan Ledson is arguably the next 'Steven Gerrard of Everton'. Over the last 25 years, the only one-club type...

Rough Diamonds #18- Joe Rothwell (Manchester United)

This GIF  kind of sums up Joe Rothwell quite nicely. The finish is perhaps the best he's ever shown at the U21 level, but...

Rough Diamonds #17- Ben Pearson (Manchester United)

Ben Pearson is what many would characterize as a classic midfield terrier. He's got good acceleration, decent passing, excellent positioning and the recognizable...

Rough Diamonds #16- Andreas Pereira (Manchester United)

Andreas Pereira is one of the most talented and skillful players that have come through the Manchester United youth system in some time (including...

Liverpool’s 10 best youth players

Harry Wilson , 17, Winger, Wales, One of Liverpool's brightest attacking players, and has made a real partnership with Ryan Kent, who we'll be talking about...

Rough Diamonds #15-Timothy Fosu-Mensah (Manchester United)

  Timothy Fosu-Mensah -This signing has a very "Paul Pogba" feel to it . One of the highest rated youngsters in the continent, lots of...

Rough Diamonds #14- Óliver Torres (Atletico Madrid)

    The conveyor belt of talented midfielders coming out of Spain feels almost endless at times. As Iniesta and Xavi move into the latter stages...

Rough Diamonds #13-Mateo Kovačić (Inter)

    One in a million talent, you say?  Try one in five million (approximately Croatia's population) talent, and you would still be far from the...

Rough Diamonds #12- Christian Eriksen (Ajax Amsterdam)

Danish people are not new to watching a technically adept, twinkle toed attacking midfielder who can unlock defences at will. So one can understand...

Rough Diamonds #11-Jean Marie Dongou (Barcelona)

La Masia may have the fortunate knack of regularly producing and nurturing supremely talented footballers, but you’d think that even they would have had...