What were you doing when you were 16? We take a look at the players born after January 1 2000 who have made their debut in the Premier League.

5. Ethan Ampadu – Chelsea (14/09/2000)

Ampadu replaced Andreas Christensen on 79 minutes as Chelsea beat Huddersfield Town 3-1 to make his Premier League debut for the club. He has also made his full international debut for Wales.

6. Angel Gomes – Manchester United (31/08/2000)

Angel Gomes became the first player born this century to play in the Premier League. Angel Gomes came on as an 88th-minute substitute for Manchester United against Crystal Palace – at the age of 16 years and 263 days old.

Angel Gomes

7. Michael Obafemi – Southampton (06/07/2000)

Obafemi made his professional debut as a substitute in the 82nd minute of a 1–1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on 21 January 2018.

8. Rekeem Harper – West Bromwich Albion (08/03/2000)

Harper made his professional Albion debut on 12 August 2017 as a second-half substitute in the West Brom’s 1–0 win over Bournemouth, in doing so becoming only the second Premier League player to have been born in the 2000s


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