According to a study carried out by The Analyst, the Principality’s Club is in the Top 10 with respect to the teams with the youngest average age among the five major European championships. Monegasque youth are doing (very) well! With a place on the podium for the second time in a row, AS Monaco has had another top-flight season, thanks in particular to the younger players in its squad. According to a study carried out by The Analyst, a media specializing in figures and statistics, the Club of the Principality is also one of the reference beacons in this area in Europe.
Second Best in Ligue 1
Only Reims do better in Ligue 1. Among the five major European championships, AS Monaco is the seventh team whose eleven has the lowest average age, with 24 years and 334 days. If four Ligue 1 teams are part of the Top 10 (Monaco, Reims, Marseille and Nice), only the Champagne club does better than that of the Rock, ranking first with an average of 24 years and 157 days.
Monaco fields 17 players under 25 in the league
In total, 17 players under the age of 25 at the start of the season have worn the diagonal jersey in the league, namely: Alexander Nübel, Benoît Badiashile, Axel Disasi, Caio Henrique, Chrislain Matsima, Strahinja Pavlović, Vanderson, Ismail Jakobs, Aurélien Tchouameni, Youssouf Fofana, Eliot Matazo, Jean Lucas, Sofiane Diop, Félix Lemarechal, Maghnes Akliouche, Wilson Isidor and Myron Boadu.
An army of “young guns” which demonstrates, once again, that AS Monaco is right to trust its youth!
The Top 10 of the eleven with the lowest average age:
1/ Reims: 24 years and 157 days
2/ VfB Stuttgart: 24 years and 184 days
3/ Bayer Leverkusen: 24 years and 288 days
4/Arsenal: 24 years and 308 days
5/Empoli: 24 years and 325 days
6/La Spezia: 24 years and 334 days7
7/ AS Monaco: 24 years and 348 days
8/Valencia: 25 years and 93 days
9/Marseille: 25 years and 153 days
10/Nice: 25 years and 157 day