A host of the Premier League's brightest young talents have proven age is no barrier for success in the competition, putting themselves in early contention for the TAG Heuer Young Player of the Season award.
Players aged 23 or under at the start of 2019/20 are eligible for the inaugural award, to be presented by TAG Heuer, the Official Timekeeper for the Premier League, in May 2020.
These players have contributed 103 goals, 75 assists and 107 saves in 886 collective appearances to date, so we cast an eye on some of the early candidates.
The 22-year-old is the youngest Englishman to reach double figures for Chelsea in the Premier League.
Marcus Rashford, who has reached 50 goals in all competitions for Manchester United, is Abraham's nearest challenger, with six strikes, while Christian Pulisic is matching his Chelsea team-mate's shot-conversion rate.
|Most goals||Most shots||Best shot conversion|
|Five players||4||Maddison, Mount||33||Mousset||23.1%|
Trent Alexander-Arnold will rival his total of 12 assists in 2018/19 if he keeps up his present rate of creating chances.
|Most assists||Most chances created|
Central midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been key to Leicester's flying start, producing the most tackles and interceptions among the candidates.
|Most tackles||Most clearances|
|Most blocks||Most interceptions|
Three goalkeepers in the age range have played in the Premier League this season, with only two missed matches between them.
|Most clean sheets||Most saves|