Premier League chairman Richard Scudamore is fearful that England's new crop of talented youngsters will not get the opportunity to impress for their club sides.
England certainly possess a talented generation of young players at the moment and this can be testified by the fact that the Three Lions' Under-20 squad claimed the World Cup title, the Under-19's won the European Championships and the Under-21's reached the semi finals of the equivalent competition this summer.
However, there is a real fear that these young players will not get a fair chance to impress at their respective clubs due to the influx of international talent to the English top flight in recent times and Scudamore has expressed concern regarding the issue.
Scudamore: "These young boys have done well. Clearly the work going on in the academies is bringing forward people who are as good as what other youth development systems are doing anywhere in Europe.
"Does that mean they'll all be the next Ronaldo or Messi? I don't know. Some will. Some will get jolly good careers at Premier League clubs. Some at top clubs.
"Some with other clubs that didn't develop them and others will make very good Championship players, have a very nice life and a good career."