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Lionel Messi names four English players among Europe's rising stars

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has named 15 youth players he thinks are the next big thing in Europe.

The Argentine named four English stars in a list that has World Cup winners Kylian Mbappe, Benjamin Pavard and Ousmane Dembele. 

Messi said Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden 'has huge talent' adding that Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold is "a full-back who is impressive going forward, it is the future," while Chelsea's Mason Mount "has the potential to be one of the best."

The 32-year-old also named Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho saying the winger's "ability to dribble past defenders is impressive."

Other players on Messi's list of players for the future include Christian Pulisic, Luka Jovic, Kai Havertz, Eder Militao, Frenkie de Jong, Joao Felix, Kylian Mbappe, Joshua Kimmich, Benjamin Pavard, Ousmane Dembele, and reported City target Houssem Aouar.