Ousmane Dembele is fast, a tricky dribbler and can play incisive passes. Christian Pulisic is a creative No. 10, who can also drift inside from wide. Few players can command matches like Julian Weigl, who anchors midfield and allows others to get forward.
That's why they're on Michael Cox's list of the best 21 players in Europe aged 21 or under.
To find out who else Cox considers to be among Europe's best young players, click here.