Reece Brown, Birmingham

The Top 10 Football League stars of tomorrow

They're starring outside of the Premier League, and attracting plenty of attention from elsewhere. The best part, though? They're all eligible for England. Joel Goldman assesses the Football League youngsters of tomorrow... 

Max Clayton (19, forward, Crewe)

60-second story: Born and bred in Crewe, Clayton soared through the Railwaymen's established youth system and made his debut as a baby-faced 16-year-old. He joins an impressive list to have graduated from Dario Gradi’s academy, which includes former England internationals Dean Ashton and Danny Murphy. Unsurprisingly, he's already been earmarked as a future Three Lions player himself.

Having already made nearly 100 appearances for Crewe and, being capped at international level for the Under-19s, it's been no surprise that the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal have come sniffing in the past. With his contract up in the summer and no news of a fresh one being signed anytime soon, the Cheshire club seem resigned to losing their prized asset.

Linked with: Fulham. 

Did you know? Clayton made a hefty 20 appearances for England's U17s - although even that's some way short of Nathaniel Chalobah's record haul of 34.

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