Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus, Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe are among a 25-man shortlist for the European Golden Boy award.
The award which is in its 14th year recognises the most impressive footballers under the age of 21 based on the last calendar year., and the winner is voted for by around 30 select journalists.
Among notable names who have won the award include Wayne Rooney (2004), Lionel Messi (2005), Sergio Aguero (2007), Mario Balotelli (2010), Mario Gotze (2011) and Paul Pogba (2013).
Also included in the list for the 2017 edition are Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, Liverpool’s Dominic Solanke, AC Milan’s young goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic among others.
Here is the complete list of the nominees:
Aarón Martin (Espanyol)
Jean-Kévin Augustin (RB Leipzig)
Rodrigo Bentacur (Juventus)
Steven Bergwijn (PSV Eindhoven)
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton)
Federico Chiesa (Fiorentina)
Ousmane Dembélé (Barcelona)
Amadou Diawara (Napoli)
Kasper Dolberg (Ajax)
Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan)
Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City)
Joe Gomez (Liverpool)
Benjamin Henrichs (Bayer Leverkusen)
Borja Mayoral (Real Madrid)
Kylian Mbappé (Paris Saint-Germain)
Emre Mor (Celta Vigo)
Reece Oxford (Borussia Mönchengladbach)
Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund)
Marcus Rashford (Manchester United)
Allan Saint-Maximim (Nice)
Dominic Solanke (Liverpool)
Theo Hernandez (Real Madrid)
Youri Tielemans (Monaco)
Enes Ünal, (Villarreal)
Kyle Walker-Peters (Tottenham)
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