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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay named best young player in the world ahead of Man City's Raheem Sterling - who cost double

Reputable magazine France Football named their top 50

Tom Sheen
Wednesday 15 July 2015 21:09 BST
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Manchester United new boy Memphis Depay has been named the best young footballer in the world by a French magazine.

The reputable France Football named their top 50 players in the world aged 21 and under, with the Dutchman, who is currently in Seattle on the club's pre-season tour named top.

Paris Saint-Germain centre-back Marquinhos has been named second and Manchester City £49million Raheem Sterling, who cost almost double Depay's £25m, was named third and is the only Englishman in the top 10.

Two more English players appear in the top 20 with West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino at 14 and Ross Barkley No 18.

Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma is the only other pPremier League player in the top 10, while Emre Can of Liverpool is No 12.

Scroll through the gallery to see the top 10 and all the British players in the top 50:

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