Over at Everton, one budding youngster is fast-growing in reputation. 19-year old Ross Barkley has had a sensational start to the 2013/2014 Premier League season, racking up one goal and one assist in five domestic appearances.
The Toffees prodigy has produced such strong and consistent form that Roy Hodgson awarded him his first cap at senior level in a World Cup qualifier against Moldova earlier this month, and according to the tabloids at least, he’s now the at the centre of a bidding war between Chelsea and Manchester United for his services.
The future certainly looks bright for young Barkley, considering he’s already emerged as one to watch this season without even reaching his 20th Birthday.
And with that in mind, we’ve come up with a list of the FIVE reasons the Everton playmaker has been the English top flight’s most impressive individual so far this season.