Rennes midfielder Lesley Ugochukwu, 17, who is a nephew of former Super Eagles defender Onyekachi Apam, has been listed among world football Top 60 youngsters by The Guardian of London.
In a special report by The Guardian, Ugochukwu was named alongside Spain and Barcelona teenager Gavi, Youssoufa Moukoko of Borussia Dortmund and Romeo Lavia from Manchester City.
Last season, Ugochukwu, who was born in France and came through the Rennes youth ranks, made his Ligue 1 debut in April, when Rennes spanked Dijon 5-1.
This season, he has made seven appearances in the league thus far.
He has already been capped by France at U18 level.