Warren Zaire-Emery, youngest L1 player this season
PSG has one of the best if not the best training center in France. This season, a promising titi trains and impresses the Rouge & Bleu staff, Warren Zaire-Emery. The 16-year-old midfielder could have a little more playing time after the break, as he took part in two matches with his training club for nine minutes. He made his first appearance on the first day of Ligue 1 during the huge success of the Rouge & Bleu against Clermont (0-5).
First match at 16 years and 151 days
By coming into play against the Clermontois, the PSG titi became the youngest player, 16 years and 151 days, of the season in Ligue 1. He is ahead of Lille central defender Leny Yoro (16 years and 286 days) and Désiré Doué of Stade Rennais (17 years and 65 days). Wilson Odobert, who left PSG this summer to join Troyes ranks fourth (17 years and 252 days). ESTAC which is the most represented club – tied with Rennes – in the top 10. Warren Zaïre-Emery who is also the second highest rated player of his generation by Transfermarkt. Its value is estimated at 5 million euros by the specialist site. He is just ahead of the Brazilian from Palmeiras, Endrick (15 million euros).
The Top 10 youngest players this season in Ligue 1
1. Warren Zaire-Emery (PSG): 16 years and 151 days (08/06/2022, against Clermont)
2. Leny Yoro (LOSC): 16 years and 286 days (08/26/2022, against Ajaccio)
3. Désiré Doué (Stade Rennais FC): 17 years and 65 days (07/08/2022, against Lorient)
4. Wilson Odobert (ESTAC Troyes): 17 years and 252 days (07/08/2022, against Montpellier)
5. Kyliane Dong (ESTAC Troyes): 17 years and 314 days (07/08/2022, against Montpellier)
6. Khalil Fayad (Montpellier Hérault SC): 18 years and 65 days (08/13/2022, against PSG)
7. Lesley Ugochukwu (Stade Rennais FC): 18 years and 148 days (08/21/2022, against Ajaccio)
8. Kévin Biakolo (Toulouse FC): 18 years and 193 days (07/08/2022, against Nice)
9. Carlos Baleba (LOSC): 18 years and 216 days (07/08/2022, against Auxerre)
10. Mouhamadou Diarra (RC Strasbourg Alsace): 18 years and 223 days (08/14/2022, against Nice)