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Top Five Youth Academies In English Premier League

Youth Academies are the backbone of a country's football set-up. There's always a sense of excitement when a home grown talent works his way into the first team. The following are some of the best youth football Academies in England.

5) Arsenal. Arsenal are not in good form but at least they can take solace in their youngsters. Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe have been two of the Gunners best players this year.

4) Southampton. Southamptons academy has received numerous plaudits in the recent years. It's difficult to keep track of all their top flight graduates, there's so many. Luke Shaw and James Ward-Prowse have both been excellent this season. Unfortunately for the saints their youth products rarely stay at St Mary's for long.

3) Manchester United. If these rankings were based on the legacy of United's academy, they would easily be number one. Marcus Rashford, Dean Henderson and Paul Pogba are all top quality players who passed through the system.

2) Liverpool. Trent Alexander Arnold, Raheem Sterling and Curtis Jones make up an impressive array of players. The extremely high skill levels in Liverpool's senior team is the cause.

1) Chelsea. Chelsea generates premier league quality talents with is unrivalled in England right now. Other teams may produce better players, but the fact is that Chelsea have so many academy graduates playing at the top levels. Mason Mount, Reece James and Andreas Christensen have all got a place in Chelsea's first team, while Billy Gilmour, Hudson-Odoi and Tammy Abraham all provide rotation options.

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