Italian newspaper Tuttosport have released a 25-man shortlist of candidates for the prestigious prize. These players are all aged under 21. And they will compete against each other for the Best under 21 player. The current holder of the award is Swansea’s on loan midfielder Renato Sanches. Rashford who finished second also features and is one of the favorites. See the List Of All Golden Boy Nominees 2017.
PSG’s Kylian Mbappe is the favorite after a break out season for Monaco. Barcelona’s new boy Ousmane Dembele as well as on-form Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus are also favorites. Ac Milan’s goalkeeping prodigy, Gianluigi Donnarumma is on the List Of All Golden Boy Nominees 2017. So, who else made the list? Who do you think we will this? See the nominees below.
List Of All Golden Boy Nominees 2017
Below are the nominees and their clubs.
|2||Jean-Kevin Augustin||RB Leipzig;|
|11||Gabriel Jesus,||Manchester City;|
|13||Benjamin Henrichs,||Bayer Leverkusen;|
|14||Borja Mayoral,||Real Madrid;|
|15||Kylian Mbappé,||Paris Saint-Germain;|
|16||Emre Mor,||Celta Vigo;|
|17||Reece Oxford,||Borussia Monchengladbach;|
|18||Christian Pulisic,||Borussia Dortmund;|
|19||Marcus Rashford||Manchester United;|
|22||Theo Hernandez,||Real Madrid;|
The English Premier league has 6 representatives. The same number of 6 is gotten from the La Liga while the France Ligue 1 has 3 representatives.
Previous Winners of this prestigious award include the likes of Cesc Fabregas, Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney etc. So, who do you think will join this list?
Let’s hear from you below. Thank you.