The Championship is the ideal breeding ground for the next generation of elite player. So who are the unpolished gems that could break through in 2021/22?
With little value to find in the top division, the Championship and League One represent a smart scouting pool for teams across Europe.
Michael Olise is hot property, and the name on everyone’s lips. Yet his story is more than just an explosive 2020, and shows he is a player made of remarkable minerals.
In 2019/20, Emiliano Buendia was among the Premier League’s best creators. After being relegated with Norwich, once again the league’s clubs are turning his way.