Youth Watch: In-demand Benfica midfielder is Europe's top teen


Stars from Ajax, Benfica, Toulouse and Monaco all feature in Youth Watch this week as we round up the best rated teenagers across Europe from the Easter weekend fixture. 


10. Mika Godts (Ajax) - 7.33 vs PEC Zwolle 


Mika Godts marked his second ever league start for Ajax with an assist in Sunday's 3-1 win at PEC Zwolle. Godts claimed an assist in the victory, that coming from one of two key passes, and completed two dribbles in the away success. 


9. Andrey Santos (Strasbourg) - 7.33 vs Rennes 


Andrey Santos has made an immediate impact following his move to Strasbourg. The Brazilian has quickly established himself as a key man under Patrick Vieira having returned a WhoScored rating of 7.33 in the weekend win over Rennes. Santos made five tackles in the victory as he battled well in midfield. 


8. Eliesse Ben Seghir (Monaco) - 7.33 vs Metz 


Monaco came flying out of the blocks at Metz on Saturday with Eliesse Ben Seghir providing the assist for Takumi Minamino's fourth minute opener. That assist came from one key pass as Ben Seghir did enough to return a WhoScored rating of 7.33. 


7. Guillaume Restes (Toulouse) - 7.48 vs Clermont Foot 


Toulouse may have eased to a 3-0 win at relegation threatened Clermont Foot at the weekend but they still needed young shotstopper Guillaume Restes to put in a solid shift between the sticks. Indeed, the 19-year-old made five saves to guarantee the clean sheet and all three points. 


6. Mateus Fernandes (Estoril) - 7.50 vs FC Porto 


Estoril sprung an upset at the weekend as they beat FC Porto 1-0 on home turf, with Mateus Fernandes a ball winning machine at the weekend. Fernandes made 11 tackles in total to keep the Porto offensive at bay. 


5. Christian Mawissa (Toulouse) - 7.58 vs Clermont Foot 


Returning to Toulouse's win at Clermont Foot, Christian Mawissa made three clearances and one interception in the routine victory, while four dribbles and two aerial wins helped the teenage defender to a WhoScored rating of 7.58. 


4. Papa Diallo (Metz) - 7.73 vs Monaco 


Papa Diallo scored his first league goal of the season in Metz's 5-2 home defeat to Monaco, with the young forward netting with one of two shots off the bench. Diallo also completed three dribbles and made one key pass in a solid cameo. 


3. Taichi Fukui (Portimonense) - 7.91 vs Braga


Another to impress off the bench at the weekend, Taichi Fukui was directly involved in two of Portimonense's three goals in their eventual 5-3 loss to Braga. The 19-year-old struck with one of two shots and provided one assist from his only key pass to land a WhoScored rating of 7.91. 


2. Roger Fernandes (Braga) - 8.51 vs Portimonense 


Remaining at Braga's 5-3 win at Portimonense, Roger Fernandes registered a brace of assists from two key passes and hit the back of the net with one of three shots. Fernandes also returned a 100% pass success rate from 21 passes in a fine showing. 


Youth Watch: In-demand Benfica midfielder is Europe's top teen



1. Joao Neves (Benfica) - 8.71 vs Chaves 


The best rated teenager this weekend, Joao Naves was exceptional in Benfica's narrow win over Chaves. Neves scored the only goal of the game with one of two shots, while the in-demand Portugal international also made six tackles to return a WhoScored rating of 8.71.

Youth Watch: In-demand Benfica midfielder is Europe's top teen