You'll never guess where each Premier League team sits in the table based on average age

Premier League table if ranked by from youngest to oldest
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Premier League football is so relentlessly physical in the modern game that it waits for no passengers, with teams increasingly focussing on youthful exuberance over wily experience. 

Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Manchester City may all be battling at the head of the Premier League right now, while Sheffield United, Bournemouth and Burnley currently occupy the relegation spots, but is there a correlation between the average age of a line-up in the Premier League and their position in the table? 

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The Premier League table based on average age
PositionTeamAverage age
1.Burnley24.57 yrs
2. Chelsea24.95
3. Arsenal24.96
4.Tottenham Hotspur25.12
7.Nottingham Forest26.53
8.Manchester City26.55
10.Sheffield United26.85
11.Aston Villa26.96
12.Luton Town27.04
13. Manchester United27.08
14.Brighton & Hove Albion27.16
15. Liverpool27.17
16.Crystal Palace27.52
18.Newcastle United27.76
19.West Ham United28.80

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.