Chelsea and MU youth academies provide a large number of players playing in the Premier League this season.
According to The Sun’s statistics, there are 18 mature players from MU’s training facility playing in the Premier League in the 2020/21 season. Chelsea, Arsenal, and MU are big clubs with academies that produce the most players playing in the Premier League in the top 6 teams. Ajax is the only non-English club in the top 10.
MU’s current team has 8 mature players from the club’s own training facility such as Axel Tuanzebe, Brandon Williams, Dean Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford, Mason Greenwood, Scott McTominay, Teden Mengi.
Other football clubs and teams
Southampton’s Academy is 3rd on the list with 13 names. In addition to the players playing for the first team of Southampton such as Jake Vokins, James Ward-Prowse, Theo Walcott, Will Smallbone, this club also produces Gareth Bale or Adam Lallana.
Arsenal’s academy is ranked 4th with 12 players playing in the Premier League. Among them, Arsenal has 5 names being registered for the first team. They include Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Bukayo Saka, Joe Willock, or Reiss Nelson.
West Ham’s training facility is ranked 5th with 11 players playing in the Premier League. Among them, 8 names are being registered for West Ham’s first team. They include Aji Alese, Ben Johnson, Nathan Trott, Conor Coventry, Declan Rice, Harrison Ashby, Manny Longelo, Mark Noble. West Ham and MU are the two teams registered to play the most self-trained players in the Premier League.
Liverpool’s training facility is ranked 6th with 10 players playing in the Premier League. Among them, 5 names are being registered for Liverpool’s first team. They include Caoimhin Kelleher, Curtis Jones, Neco Williams, Rhys Williams, Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Man City has 10 mature players from the team’s training facility playing in the Premier League. Five of them are being registered by coach Pep Guardiola for City’s first team this season. They include Cole Palmer, Felix Nmecha, Phil Foden, Taylor Harwood-Bellis, and Tommy Doyle.
Tottenham’s academy has up to 10 players playing in the Premier League this season. However, only 3 players among them, Harry Kane, Harry Winks, and Japhet Tanganga, were named for the first team by coach Jose Mourinho.
Leeds United’s academy has nine players playing in the Premier League this season. Like Tottenham, only 3 of them, Charlie Cresswell, Jamie Shackleton, and Kalvin Phillips, have been named for the first team Leeds this season.