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The Most Exciting U18 Player At Every Premier League Club According To FIFA 18

The Most Exciting U18 Player At Every Premier League Club According To FIFA 18
By Mikey Traynor
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FIFA 18 has been out for while now and most gamers would have at least made a start on Career Mode, unless the highly addictive Ultimate Team has completely taken over as it tends to do for many.

If you have started a career somewhere, then you've probably sent your scout out to find some young talent that you can develop at your club, but we thought we would save you the time by checking out the best wonderkids at every Premier League club.

It's always interesting to see how EA Sports and their team of scouts/researchers choose as the players capable of growing into top players, and we've looked at the potential overalls of all the Premier League squads to pick out the diamonds that you can get for next to nothing early on in your career.

We've found the best player 18 years of age or younger at every club, although there are only 17 players on the list as Newcastle, Swansea, and Watford have actually got no teenagers on their squad in the game.


Reiss Nelson - RM - Potential Overall: 83

No surprise here, as Nelson has built on a great pre-season with some impressive showings in the Europa League thus far. Definitely one to watch out for.

AFC Bournemouth

Corey Jordan - CB - Potential Overall: 76


The young Bournemouth defender may not have his face in the game just yet but has potential to be a solid Premier League defender.

Brighton & Hove Albion

Jayson Molumby - CM - Potential Overall: 75

The only Irishman on the list, Bright's next best youngster is another Ireland youth international in Aaron Connolly so we'll be keeping a keen eye on Chris Hughton's side in the coming seasons.



Harry Limb - ST - Potential Overall: 72

The only Burnley player that fit the criteria, Limb has the lowest potential overall on this list.


Dujon Sterling - RB - Potenital Overall: 82


A big part of Chelsea's extremely impressive youth sides, but unfortunately it's not the best club to be at if you want to break into the first team.

Crystal Palace

Luke Dreher - CM - Potential Overall: 78

Palace need all the help they can get judging by their start to the season so don't be surprised to see Dreher in a few squads this season.



Antony Evans - CAM - Potential Overall: 76

With Tom Davies leading the way as a shining example, Everton fans are also quite excited about the next star tipped to emerge from their academy.

Huddersfield Town

Ryan Schofield - GK - Potential Overall: 76


The only goalkeeper on the list, Schofield would be a great signing for the lower leagues as he would continually improve year after year.

Leicester City

Darnell Johnson - CB - Potential Overall: 76


With outstanding physical stats Johnson very much looks like a ready-made Wes Morgan replacement.



Ben Woodburn - LW - Potential Overall: 85

No surprises here. Woodburn is someone all Liverpool fans, and Wales fans for that matter, are extremely high on and for good reason. He looks to have all the tools to be an outstanding player.

Manchester City

Brahim Diaz - CAM - Potential Overall: 85

Pep Guardiola does love blooding youngsters into the first team, so we may see Diaz given a few chances soon.

Manchester United

Angel Gomes - CAM - Potential Overall: 89

Man Utd fans were furious that he wasn't in the game last year as he burst onto the academy scene and is now being talked of as one of the most exciting United academy prospects in years. Proud owner of the highest overall on this list, well worth signing if you can convince him to leave.

Newcastle United



Tyreke Johnson - RM - Potential Overall: 75

Despite the fantastic reputation of their academy, Johnson is one of only two U18 players in the squad on FIFA 18.

Stoke City

Tom Edwards - RB - Potential Overall: 80

Edwards grows quickly into a very dependable right-back and would be a great two-year loan for a lower league club.

Swansea City


Tottenham Hotspur

Marcus Edwards - RM - Potential Overall: 87

Another familiar name here, as Marcus Edwards starred for England in their U19 European Championship win and is tipped for big things at Tottenham.



West Bromwich Albion

Alex Bradley - CM - Potential Overall: 80

The Baggies have a few youngsters in the first team squad but Bradley is the most promising under the age of 19.

West Ham United

Domingos Quina - CAM - Potential Overall: 82

With a very quick development speed and the potential to be a leading player in the position, Quina would make a fantastic career mode purchase for any side.

So there you have it, some suggestions for career mode and a few names to keep an eye out for in the real game as well. Did EA Sports do their homework? Or have they missed a future stat at your club? Get in touch and let us know.

[stats and imagery via SoFIFA.com]

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