Serie A has constantly produced some of the best young players in European football over the years.
Italy has often been the desired location for blossoming talent as it provides the perfect combination of a high quality of football with a tactical diversity that will enable players to develop skills that will translate to any other league in Europe.
When tasked with coming up with the best young midfielders in Serie A, it is vital to define what we are talking about.
Although I would happily discuss players slightly older, I think it is appropriate to state an age limit. Therefore I will only be including players who are 22 years old or younger.
I would love to hear from Calcio fans in the comments section below on any names that I have missed out and whether you agree or disagree with the order that I have come up with.
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