Ranking the PL clubs by percentage of goals scored by academy products

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Premier League academies can be a gold mine for young talent, but some teams are more willing to place their faith in youth more than others.

There are few things better than seeing a young player come through an academy and establish themselves in the first team, scoring plenty of goals in the process.

We’ve ranked every Premier League team by how many of their goals this season have been scored by academy graduates, from lowest to highest.

Despite spending over £200million on new signings last summer, Chelsea continue to rely on their exciting academy products for goals.

Manchester United are renowned for giving academy graduates a chance in the first team and that hasn’t changed under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. 

20= Everton 0%

20= Fulham 0%

20= West Brom 0%

20= Wolves 0%

16. Leeds 2.3%

Pascal Struijk – 1 goal

15. Newcastle 3.6%

Andy Carroll – 1 goal

14. Liverpool 4.2%

Trent Alexander-Arnold – 1 goal
Curtis Jones – 1 goal

13. West Ham 4.8%

Declan Rice – 1 goal
Ben Johnson – 1 goal

12. Man City 9.4%

Phil Foden – 6 goals

11. Aston Villa 15.4%

Jack Grealish – 6 goals

10. Leicester City 17%

Harvey Barnes – 9 goals

9. Burnley 18.2%

Dwight McNeill – 2 goals
Jimmy Dunne – 1 goal
Jay Rodriquez – 1 goal

8. Sheffield United 18.8%

Billy Sharp – 3 goals

7. Arsenal  18.9%

Bukayo Saka – 5 goals
Hector Bellerin – 1 goal
Eddie Nketiah – 1 goal

6. Brighton 20.7%

Lewis Dunk – 4 goals
Aaron Connolly – 2 goals

5. Southampton 25%

James Ward-Prowse – 7 goals
Theo Walcott – 2 goals

4. Crystal Palace 29%

Wilfried Zaha – 9 goals

3. Man Utd 30.4%

Marcus Rashford – 9 goals
Scott McTominay – 4 goals
Paul Pogba – 3 goals
Mason Greenwood – 1 goal

2. Tottenham 34%

Harry Kane – 16 goals

1. Chelsea 34.1%

Tammy Abraham – 6 goals
Mason Mount – 6 goals
Callum Hudson-Odoi – 2 goals
Reece James – 1 goal


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