Celta Vigo are the club in Europe’s top five leagues who give a greater percentage of first-team minutes to homegrown players than any other club.
49 percent of minutes for Celta players are for those who graduated through the club’s youth academy, marginally pipping Real Sociedad (48.5 percent) to the crown.
Teams having fielded club-trained players for the highest % of domestic league minutes in each of the 🔟 major European leagues 🤠 @RCCelta greatest % overall 👏 Data for all teams in 2⃣8⃣ leagues in last @CIES_Football Weekly Post ➡️ https://t.co/20qRN5LyUd pic.twitter.com/5ArtZKSvgK
— CIES Football Obs (@CIES_Football) May 10, 2021
French club Saint-Etienne (35 percent), alongside Premier League duo Brighton and Hove Albion (30.1 percent) and Manchester United (27.2 percent) complete the top 10 in Europe’s top five leagues.