Five starlets tipped to breakthrough in the Championship next season

Leeds United's Lewis Cook, Fulham's Patrick Roberts, Derby County's Mason Bennett, Nottingham Forest's Ben Osborn and Wolverhampton Wanderers' Eusebio Bancessi feature.

As the 24 sides in the Championship for next season are confirmed, following Derby's defeat and Rotherham's triumph, we take a look at five players next season that could breakthrough on the main stage.

Lewis Cook - Leeds United

The 17-year-old will be optimistic about making his Leeds United debut next season, following his success on the international stage. The England youth international played an integral part in the under-17s European Championship side that won the prestigious trophy in Malta last Wednesday. 

The ambitious youngster said: 'I'd like to think that I can do enough to get myself involved with the first team soon. The great thing about the academy at Leeds is that young players do get a chance. I've seen lots of lads go onto the first-team and I'd love to do the same. It's what we're aiming for.'

Although a summer of uncertainty is predicted for the Yorkshire club, I would definitely back the youngster to have a busy summer under the watchful eyes of Massimo Cellino and Brian McDermott.

Patrick Roberts - Fulham

Another starlet to emerge from the England under-17s success in Malta is Fulham attacker Patrick Roberts.

The highly-skilled attacking midfielder is tipped to make big strides at Craven Cottage this season, and in light of recent interest from the Premier League Fulham have valued him at £15 million.

Fulham boss Felix Magath, according to reports, has already earmarked the talented youngster for a first-team place next season and he may just prove to be the difference in their quest for promotion.

Mason Bennett - Derby County

The talented 17-year-old is relatively experienced in comparison to his teenage competitors; however, as of yet, he hasn't really experienced a proper run of games in the Derby County first-team

Nevertheless, It's clear the England under-19 international is on Steve McClaren's radar. In fact, one of the first decisions the Derby manager made in the job was bringing on Bennett to turn around a 4-1 half-time deficit to Ipswich Town at home.

Although the Rams will naturally be one of the favourites for promotion in the upcoming season, I wouldn't bet against Bennett being able to play a huge part in that success.

Ben Osborn - Nottingham Forest

Last season, the midfielder broke through and became an established member of Gary Brazil's Nottingham Forest side which disappointingly finished 11th in the league table.

Due to his success, the 19-year-old was handed a lucrative 5-year-deal towards the end of the season and he will now be looking to prove himself further under the supervision of Stuart Pearce. Although, it's fair to say he will have to fight off some strong competition.

Pearce will be expecting to be amongst the promotion favourites next season and, if the previous transfer windows are anything to go by, he will be heavily backed by chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi. 

Eusebio Bancessi - Wolverhampton Wanderers

The 18-year-old, going on 19 for next season, is a well-respected figure in the youth team at Wolves; however, other than a few appearances on the bench, he hasn't been given a chance in the first-team.

Last season, he was thrust into the media limelight following an impressive hat-trick against Tottenham Hotspur's youth team and was even sounded out by manager Kenny Jackett as 'close' to a first-team call-up prior to the January window.

Although Wolves have been promoted to the Championship, the division could prove to be a good stage for Eusebio to play and develop.

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