Despite FIFA 21's release just months away, there is still plenty of fun to be had on FIFA 20 - none better than Career Mode.

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With the ability to take charge of any team in the world, Career Mode gives the user the opportunity to become the manager of their favourite teams, or even smaller clubs to make them grow and become world-beaters.

A key aspect of Career Mode, however, is the importance of young players and your youth academy - which means paying attention to players' potential growth and ratings after nourishment, time, and training.

FIFA Ultimate Team has often been the most popular game mode on FIFA, but Career Mode provides a different kind of experience, rather than just getting all of the best players in the game, you must grow your team from the bottom up - but in doing so means buying the right youngsters, so which Premier League players have the best growth and potential overall rating I hear you ask? Well, here is our top 10...

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10. Anthony Gordon

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Current Rating: 61

Potential Rating: 82

Growth: +21

The Everton youngster featured 11 times in the Premier League this season and even got himself an assist along the way. With a potential growth of 82, the 19-year-old is one of the hottest prospects in the Premier League, and would only cost a mere £475k in Career Mode.

9. Ryan Astley

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Current Rating: 61

Potential Rating: 82

Growth: +21

Another Everton youngster, Astley is yet to make a first-team appearance for the Toffees but has great potential, and will likely feature for the club at some point in the future. With a growth of 21, the young defender can reach 82 rated, and would only cost a small fee of £450k in-game.

8. Gavin Bazunu

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Current Rating: 59

Potential Rating: 82

Growth: +23

The Irish goalkeeper joined Manchester City in July 2019 but is yet to make an appearance at senior level, playing for the clubs U23's. Banuzu has a great potential rating of 82, with his growth being +23 ratings from his base of 59, and would only cost you £250k in career mode, which is a bargain for a player of this growth.

7. Brandon Pierrick

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Current Rating: 60

Potential Rating: 82

Growth: +22

The Crystal Palace attacking midfielder was promoted to the first team just last month and even made two Premier League appearances at the end of the season. Pierrick has a current rating of just 60 but has a +22 growth taking his potential rating to 82 - all at the cost of £400k on Career Mode.

6. Malachi Fagan-Walcott

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Current Rating: 59

Potential Rating: 82

Growth: +23

Costing just £275k in Career Mode, Fagan-Walcott is one of Tottenham's hottest prospects. The 18-year-old defender currently plays for the clubs U23's and is yet to make a first-team appearance for Spurs. With a current rating of 59, Fagan-Walcott can reach a potential overall of 82, boasting a +23 growth.

5. Ki-Jana Hoever

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Current Rating: 62

Potential Rating: 84

Growth: +22

Liverpool defender Ki-Jana Hoever has been tipped for big things and has a great mentor in fellow countryman Virgil Van Dijk at the club. The 18-year-old has great potential, with a growth of +22 from his base rating of 62, taking him to 84 overall. Not only does he have a great potential rating, but he will also only cost £525k in the game mode.

4. Troy Parrott

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Current Rating: 64

Potential Rating: 85

Growth: +21

The Irish striker has been at Tottenham since 2017 and will be on loan to Championship club Millwall next season. The 18-year-old has a potential rating of 85, with a growth of +21 from his base rating of 64 - which would make him one of the best strikers in the league, all at the cost of £875k.

3. Curtis Jones

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Current Rating: 65

Potential Rating: 85

Growth: +20

With a growth of +20, Jones has one of the smallest growth ratings out of all the players on this list, but despite this has one of the highest potential ratings of 85. The Liverpool midfielder has made 6 league appearances for the club, including a first Premier League goal against Aston Villa. Jones would only cost £925k in Career Mode.

2. Tommy Doyle

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Current Rating: 62

Potential Rating: 85

Growth: +23

The Manchester City midfielder is a product of the club's academy, currently playing for the U23's. Doyle made his Premier League debut this season, and manager Pep Guardiola is a fan. The 18-year-old has a base rating of 62, but with a +23 growth can reach a potential rating of 85 - all at the cost of £575k.

1. Harvey Elliott

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Current Rating: 64

Potential Rating: 87

Growth: +23

The 17-year-old joined Liverpool in 2019 after making his Premier League debut for Fulham, becoming the league's youngest ever player at 16 years and 30 days, and even featured twice in the Premier League for Liverpool this season. With a base rating of 64, Elliott's potential rating of 87 makes him one of the highest-rated youngsters in the Premier League, with a +23 growth - and would only cost you £875k in Career Mode.