In week three of our series looking at Premier League wonderkids who didn’t reach their potential, we look at five more talented youngsters who, for whatever reason, were not cut out for life at the top level.
It is not always easy to develop your game in the spotlight, especially when there are so many pressures that are part and parcel of the modern game.
It isn’t surprising that many promising young players never quite match the hype surrounding them. It does make you appreciate players like Wayne Rooney who manage to deal with the expectations and still go on to have a successful career.
Press the next page as we look at a few more starlets who didn’t make the grade in the Premier League.