Actual Madrid’s star signing leads the way in which in August’s U21 Staff of the Month from Europe’s high 5 leagues after an distinctive begin to his La Liga profession. To be able to qualify, gamers will need to have been no older than 21 firstly of August and have made a minimum of three league appearances throughout the month.
Filip Jörgensen (Villarreal) – 6.78
Villarreal’s 21-year-old goalkeeper made an impression in his three La Liga outings in August, with an particularly spectacular show in opposition to Barcelona, the place he made seven saves and earned a WhoScored score of seven.29, regardless of his staff struggling defeat.
Tiago Santos (Lille) – 7.15
Santos, who joined Lille from Portuguese facet Estoril Praia in the summertime, has checked out dwelling within the French top-flight, and began every of his facet’s three matches all through August. The Portuguese full-back made 1.6 tackles and 1.6 key passes per recreation, whereas sustaining a cross success price of 86%.
Soungoutou Magassa (AS Monaco) – 7.12
The second of 4 Ligue 1 skills to make it into August’s U21 TOTM is Monaco defender Soungoutou Magassa, a product of the Principality membership’s youth academy. The 19-year-old, who made his first league begin for the membership within the opening day victory at Clermont Foot, has impressed together with his accuracy of passing (a cross success price of 87.1% all through the month), and defensive solidity; contributing with 12 tackles, eight interceptions and 6 clearances.
Abakar Sylla (Strasbourg) – 7.05
Finishing the Ligue 1 defensive partnership is Strasbourg’s Abakar Sylla, who arrived from Belgian facet Membership Brugge for a reported charge of greater than €20 million. The 20-year-old Ivorian made 13 tackles – just one participant made extra in Ligue 1 – and 5 interceptions, whereas successful 19 of his floor duels.
Future Udogie (Tottenham Hotspur) – 7.07
20-year-old left-back Future Udogie has been one thing of a revelation for Tottenham beneath new boss Ange Postecoglou, having spent final season again on mortgage with Italian facet Udinese. The Italian appears to have cemented his spot in Postecoglou’s most well-liked Spurs XI with three spectacular performances all through August – the best of which got here at Bournemouth, the place Udogie supplied the help for Dejan Kulusevski’s aim and made 4 clearances to earn a WhoScored score of seven.53.
Pape Matar Sarr (Tottenham Hotspur) – 7.28
The second consultant of Postecoglou’s new-look Tottenham facet, Pape Matar Sarr, solely began two of his facet’s three matches in August, however netted the essential opener in a 2-0 dwelling win in opposition to Manchester United. Sarr additionally supplied an help at Bournemouth, three key passes, two clearances and made 4 tackles throughout his two begins, whereas recording a cross success price of 91.6%.
Pablo Barrios (Atletico Madrid) – 7.18
Barrios, who made his senior bow for Atletico final time period, has featured from the bench in two of Los Cocheronos’ La Liga matches thus far. Throughout August, the 20-year-old midfielder made eight tackles, 10 interceptions and 4 clearances, whereas additionally finishing seven dribbles. Barrios’ solely begin of the month got here in a rampant show at Rayo Vallecano, the place he landed a robust WhoScored score of seven.98.
Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) – 7.60
Arsenal’s quantity 7 picked up the place he left off final season with essential targets at dwelling to Nottingham Forest and Fulham in August. Saka additionally accomplished seven dribbles throughout the month’s three fixtures, whereas additionally making 10 tackles and interceptions mixed.
Jude Bellingham (Actual Madrid) – 8.53
With a WhoScored score of 8.53, Jude Bellingham is the U21 Participant of the Month in Europe’s high 5 leagues. The English midfielder’s super begin to life within the Spanish capital noticed him rating in every of his first three video games for Carlo Ancelotti’s facet, whereas his two targets and one help at Almeria landed him a WhoScored score of 9.10. Bellingham additionally made six key passes and accomplished six dribbles, in a month the place he has additionally ranked because the highest-rated participant in La Liga.
Nico Williams (Athletic Bilbao) – 7.17
Athletic Bilbao’s most promising younger expertise recorded two assists and accomplished two dribbles in a 2-0 win at Osasuna that noticed him earn a WhoScored score of 8.00 – his strongest efficiency all through August. Throughout the month, the 21-year-old accomplished seven dribbles and made 4 key passes.
Arnaud Kalimuendo (Rennes) – 6.99
Rennes striker Arnaud Kalimuendo opened his account for the season on the opening day of the Ligue 1 marketing campaign, at dwelling to Metz. His strike to open the scoring that afternoon was his solely aim of the month, however the 21-year-old additionally contributed 5 key passes throughout August’s three matches.