If there's any advantage in tackling 'Project Mbappe' - the pursuit of raising your own wonderkid footballer - it's having had a professional career yourself.
After Emile Heskey's son scored on his debut for Manchester City in the UEFA Youth League earlier this month, it got Mail Sport wondering: which other former stars have talented footballing offspring?
As it turns out, quite a lot.
Darren Fletcher has two footballer sons, both of whom switched from Manchester City to their dad's old stomping ground, Manchester United, in the summer, but Djibril Cisse beats him with three.
United legend Wayne Rooney's son already has a contract with Puma, while Everton favourite Phil Jagielka's son is defying his father by playing for Liverpool's academy.
Here are 10 ex-Premier League stars with sons to watch out for.
Manchester United’s record goal-scorer Wayne Rooney has left more than just his goals to the Red Devils.
Rooney’s eldest son, Kai, is coming through at the club’s academy with hopes of a successful professional career in football.
The 14-year-old is also a striker and impressed with 56 goals and 28 assists in the 2021/22 season gaining the recognition of Puma, who he signed with aged just 12.
The Netherlands' all-time top scorer Robin van Persie and wife Bouchra have raised a prodigy of their own.
Shaqueel van Persie is a 16-year-old forward currently playing in Feyenoord’s academy, after signing his first professional contract with the club where his father is a youth coach and where the legendary striker first started out.
Shaqueel, formerly of Manchester City's academy, claimed a Feyenoord goal of the month award in 2020 after an acrobatic over-head kick and also netted for the Netherlands' U17s.
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