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Every UEFA.com weekly wonderkid of 2016

Published: Friday 30 December 2016, 10.55CET
With the help of our network of correspondents, UEFA.com has continued to focus on a bright young talent each week – here's who's gone under the microscope this year.
Every UEFA.com weekly wonderkid of 2016
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Published: Friday 30 December 2016, 10.55CET

Every UEFA.com weekly wonderkid of 2016

With the help of our network of correspondents, UEFA.com has continued to focus on a bright young talent each week – here's who's gone under the microscope this year.

Austria
Konrad Laimer (Salzburg)

Croatia
Adrian Šemper (Dinamo Zagreb)
Josip Brekalo (Wolfsburg)

Czech Republic
Jiří Januška (Příbram)

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Dele Alli is a key midfield presence for Tottenham

Denmark
Kasper Dolberg (Ajax)

England
Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur)
Ola Aina (Chelsea)
Reece Oxford (West Ham United)

France
Ousmane Dembélé (Rennes/Borussia Dortmund)
Nanitamo Ikone (Paris Saint-Germain)
Kylian Mbappé (Monaco)
Malang Sarr (Nice)
Lucas Tousart (Lyon)
Dayot Upamecano (Salzburg)

Gambia
Ousman Manneh (Werder Bremen)

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Leverkusen's Benjamin Henrichs is a senior international

Germany
Benjamin Henrichs (Bayer Leverkusen)
Felix Passlack (Borussia Dortmund)

Guinean
Amadou Diawara (Bologna/Napoli)

Italy
Federico Dimarco (Inter Milan/Empoli)
Moise Kean (Juventus)

Kosovo
Milot Rashica (Vitesse)

Luxembourg
Vincent Thill (Metz)

Netherlands
Abdelhak Nouri (Ajax)
Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax)
Sam Lammers (PSV Eindhoven)

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José Gomes fired Portugal to U17 EURO glory in 2016

Nigeria
Alex Iwobi (Arsenal)

Portugal
André Silva (Porto)
Diogo Jota (Paços Ferreira/Atlético Madrid/Porto)
José Gomes (Benfica)
Rui Pedro (Porto)

Russia
Aleksandr Golovin (CSKA Moskva)
Fedor Chalov (CSKA Moskva)

Scotland
Kieran Tierney (Celtic)

Spain
Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad)

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Christian Pulišić is a regular starter for Dortmund

Sweden
Joel Asoro (Sunderland)
Jordan Larsson (Helsingborg)

Turkey
Emre Mor (Nordsjælland/Borussia Dortmund)

Ukraine
Viktor Tsygankov (Dynamo Kyiv)

United States
Christian Pulišić (Borussia Dortmund)

Wales
Regan Poole (Manchester United)

Last updated: 30/12/16 10.56CET

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