The 10 YOUNGEST teams in Premier League history REVEALED!
Aston Villa fans are optimistic that with their young team - average age just 23 years and 309 days when they beat Liverpool 3-1 at Anfield - the future is bright under Paul Lambert, but does a young team always equate to success? We've got the 10 youngest Premier League XIs here, starting with Man City in 2007. Of course, City have gone on to great success, but that's down to Sheikh Mansour's millions, not a flush of youth. Click the arrow to see the youngest teams in Premier League historyphoto 1 of 10
When Aston Villa beat Liverpool 3-1 at Anfield in a 2012/13 Premier League match, the visitors' team had an average age of just 23 years and 309 days.
That result, coupled with a good run for Villa that has seen the club reach the last four of the Capital One Cup, has prompted renewed optimism that Paul Lambert's team have a bright future.
But does the average age of a team have much bearing on future success? We found out the 10 youngest starting XI line-ups since the Premier League breakaway in 1992 to find out.
Click the arrows above to see the top 10 (all stats correct up to and including 20 December 2012)