Manchester City teenager Rico Lewis has played a key role in Pep Guardiola's side's Premier League title triumph, and his energy, ability and attitude is helping to reinvent a position.
Lewis had caught the eye of the Catalan coach in pre-season and was swiftly ensconced into the first team setup. He was handed a debut against Bournemouth, scored in the Champions League win over Sevilla and emerged as a trusted pair of hands during City's difficult spell at the turn of the year.
Guardiola spoke of Lewis leading by example in the inverted full back role, moving into midfield when required and helping show Kyle Walker and John Stones the way.
High praise indeed. ALSO READ: City player ratings vs Brighton Lewis has been touted for a potential England call up having only made his Under-21 bow in March.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk