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Developing Nations: Where Do Under 20s Get Minutes?

By StatsBomb | June 19, 2024 | 10 min read
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Developing Nations: Where Do Under 20s Get Minutes?

The ability to identify promising young players ahead of the competition is a vital skill in football recruitment.

In some playing positions, the mere fact of a team showing sufficient trust in a young player to give them significant minutes suggests they might be worth keeping an eye on.

So knowing where teenage players are most likely to pick up playing time is invaluable to get a head start on accumulating useful information about potential signings.

To that end, we have analysed the last two seasons of 75 leagues around the world to identify those that give the most minutes to outfield players aged 20 or under, both overall and per position.

Enter your details below to discover which leagues stand out in our exclusive report.

By StatsBomb | June 19, 2024

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