Manchester City Team Under-18s 2020 – Development Squad
Who are the stars in the Manchester City U-18 team? How many Manchester City u-18 team prodigies do you know? How many of these extremely talented u-18 Manchester City team players will make it to the first team?
The biggest star to come through on the Manchester City team this season from the Under-18 squad is none other than Liam Delap. His talent shows how much talent is there in the Manchester City under-18 squad.
Manchester City are a club who have been criticized multiple times for their handling of the youth. It has been noted, mainly by the number of silverware the kids have won, that the Manchester City U-18 team has been extremely overlooked.
The senior team has always had new world-class players come in, which has come at the cost of these young players who despite being extremely talented have not been able to break into the first team.
Here we look at the full squad list of the Manchester City Team Under-18s 2020.
The Under-18s, also frequently referred to by the traditional ‘youth team’ name, is a side consisting of the youngest players to have been given full-time scholarships by the club having reached the end of statutory education.
The Cityzens Academy – Manchester City Team Under-18
The Cityzens are famed for their excellent youth squad development. Manchester City have won multiple youth competitions such as the Youth FA Cup and the League. It’s crazy that not more young players have made it at Manchester City. Youngsters like Liam Delap and Cole Palmer are close as they have featured in the first-team lineups. While others may never play for the Manchester City senior team.
Here are the Manchester City Team Under-18s 2020 squad
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Manchester City Team Under-18s 2020
Mikki van Sas – Manchester City Team Under-18
The 16-year was a hot prospect in the Netherlands and Man City have put a deal in place which will see the teenage goalkeeper join City’s academy.
Josh signed his scholarship with the Cityzens in July 2020 and will hope to build on his impressive first two years at the club as part of the Under-18s squad in 2020/21.
The young defender joined the club at the age of nine and has an excellent passing range.
Juan Larios – Manchester City Team Under-18
The Barcelona teen fullback joined City as a free agent leaving the highly-touted La Masia to join City’s academy.
The pacy left-back joined City in May 2019 from Espanyol.
Kwaku Oduroh – Manchester City Team Under-18
The captain of the U-18 side’s 2020/21 campaign is a right-back but is also capable in the holding midfield position.
The midfielder has signed for City as an Under-15 and has since progressed to the EDS squad.
The skillful and dynamic midfielder signed for City in August 2020 from Celtic.
He joined the club at the age of nine and has rapidly progressed right through the Man City age groups.
Liam Smith – Manchester City Team Under-18
Liam most often operates out-wide but is also capable of playing inside as a number-10.
This 16-year old winger operates with an electric pace and always has an eye for goal. He is capable of deploying on both flanks.
Adedire Mebude – Manchester City Team Under-18
Former Rangers forward Adedire Mebude was signed by Manchester City earlier last month.
This powerful and agile striker has the capability of playing across all positions in the front-line and a regular on the scoresheet.
Manager: Carlos Vicens
The boss man took over the Manchester City U-18 team in 2017.
The Manchester City Under 18’s with the FA Youth Cup.
Manchester City Under-18 top goal scorers- Manchester City Team Under-18s 2019/20
Manchester City Under-18 Squad details
The squad size: There are 21 players in the Manchester City U18 team.
Average age: 17 years-old.
Foreign players: 11. There are eleven foreign players in the Manchester City U18 team.
Current international players: 0
Stadium: CFA Academy stadium. The Manchester City U18 players play at the famous CFA Academy stadium. This facility is ranked as one of the best football training facilities in the world. The resources and modern facilities are world-class quality.