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Danish protege Christian Eriksen
Christian Eriksen is the latest in a long line of youngsters from what seems to be a never-ending conveyor belt of talent at Ajax.
The remarkable thing is that he's only 20 years of age, but he's already being scouted by clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid to name just a few.
To show you just how highly he's thought of, after he was named the Dutch Young Player of the Year award in 2011, one of the greatest players in history, Johan Cruyff said:
"Christian Eriksen is a deserved winner, but also a player I really like with all my heart. This prize is just the beginning, a stimulus to get the maximum out of his career. The talent is there, the recognition also; now it is up to the player himself. He is a typical product of the Danish school. You can compare him with Brian and Michael Laudrup."
Being brutally honest, Ajax are no longer the force that they once were in European football, so if Eriksen is ambitious, he's going to have to move away from the Amsterdam Arena.
Where he'll end up is anyone's guess, but this talented youngster seems destined to go to the top.
When faced with joining Chelsea or Ajax in his early teens, Eriksen chose Ajax because of their track record handing opportunities to younger players.
That shows me that Eriksen is more concerned with playing football than earning a huge pay packet and he deserves tremendous credit.
Liverpool could do a lot worse than pick up this young starlet from under the noses of their rivals and could build their future around him.