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PRESS WATCH: Sky Blues Named In Top 20 Producers Of Premier League Players

City were named 19th in a recent Daily Mirror article...

30 July 2019

The Sky Blues have been named in the top 20 of Premier League players produced in a recent Daily Mirror article.

The article, written by Tom White, looked at the top 20 European Academies for Premier League players, by combing the minutes played by the players involved over the last two years.

The Sky Blues were represented by Callum Wilson, Cyrus Christie and James Maddison in the top flight this past season, accumulating 7,793 minutes of football.

This moved the Sky Blues up 113 places in the table from last season, as they moved up into 19th place.

Here is the table in full:

(Rank, club, minutes, change in ranking from 2017-18)

1 Manchester United 27,395 (-)

2 Tottenham 17,903 (-)

3 Southampton 15,964 (+6)

4 Chelsea 15,870 (-1)

5 Manchester City 13,605 (+7)

6 Sheffield United 12,400 (-1)

7 Liverpool 12,104 (+10)

8 Benfica 11,032 (+23)

9 West Ham 10,608 (+2)

10 Sporting Lisbon 10,127 (+6)

11 Barcelona 9,712 (+22)

12 Ajax 9,418 (-2)

13 Everton 9,404 (-5)

14 Schalke 9,031 (-)

15 Toulouse 8,793 (+70)

16 Leeds 8,279 (-3)

17 Crystal Palace 7,977 (+7)

18 Feyenoord 7,888 (-11)

19 Coventry 7,793 (+113)

20 Arsenal 7,604 (-16)

You can read the full story by heading over to the Daily Mirror here.


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