Next-generation stars: Top 10 U17 talents plying their trade in Europe

West Ham's Reece Oxford, 17, is being touted as one of the most promising defensive talents of his generation. David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

One of the most exciting things for a football scout -- or indeed, a fan -- is spotting a young player who seems to have all the attributes to go on and become an outstanding player -- and then watching as he makes it to the top.