Real Madrid fast-rising star Rodrygo Silva and Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka have both made the list of most valuable young talents in football. Rodrygo Silva a 19-year-old Brazilian who plays professionally for Real Madrid is rated as the most valuable young talents in football in recent updates.
Rodrygo is no doubt an incredible player, he started his professional football in his boyhood club Santos in 2010 at the age of 10. He was in the youth team of the Brazilian club for several years where he caused wonders with is immense football skills. In 2017, Rodrygo was recruited to play in the first team of the Brazilian club. Interestingly, the young player continued to impress even at the bigger stage of his football career.
They say when preparation meets opportunity comes luck, the youngster was well prepared when an offer came for him from Real Madrid in 2019. Reasonably, Real Madrid reportedly offered the sum of £45 million to the Brazilian club to seal the deal. Rodrygo started playing in the reserved team of the Los Blancos before he was fully recruited to play for the first team. Since his recruitment into the first team, Rodrygo has continued to make some impressive performances having scored about six goals in just 17 appearances.
Bukayo Saka is also on the list of the most valuable young talents with a worth of over £20m. The Arsenal player started his career with the Arsenal youth wing as a winger. He made his first debut for the first team during a Europa League match against Vorskla Poltava on 29 November 2018. He was brought in at the 68th minute to replace Aaron Ramsey. Sako made his debut Premier League game for Arsenal in a 4-1 win against Fulham on 1 January 2019.
Due to his prowess and versatility in the field of play, new reports emerged that Arsenal is looking forward to giving Saka an improved contract despite the coronavirus outbreak.
Among those who also made the list include Manchester United exciting youngster Mason Greenwood, Arsenal player Gabriel Martinelli and others.