NEWS
Tuesday October 15 2019
Golden Boy Award shortlist

The 20-man shortlist for the Golden Boy 2019 Award has been announced, including Joao Felix, Matthijs de Ligt, Ansu Fati and Nicolò Zaniolo.

A large international panel votes for the player aged under 21 who is most likely to make his mark in the coming campaign.

It was won by Ajax defender De Ligt last year, before he reached the Champions League semi-final and then completed a transfer to Juventus.

The big favourite this time is Atletico Madrid and Portugal forward Joao Felix and the winner will be announced in Turin on December 16.

There are three Italians in the final shortlist of 20, represented by Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, Roma midfielder Zaniolo and new Everton signing Moise Kean.

Golden Boy 2019 Finalists

Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus, Netherlands)

Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich, Canada)

Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan, Italy)

Ansu Fati (Barcelona, Spain)

Philip Foden (Manchester City, England)

Matteo Guendozi (Arsenal, France)

Erling Haland (RB Salzburg, Norway)

Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany)

Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid, Portugal)

Dejan Joveljic (Eintracht Frankfurt, Serbia)

Moise Kean (Everton, Italy)

Kang-in Lee (Valencia, South Korea)

Andrii Lunin (Valladolid, Ukraine)

Danyell Malen (PSV Eindhoven, Netherlands)

Mason Mount (Chelsea, England)

Rodrygo (Real Madrid, Brazil)

Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund, England)

Ferran Torres (Valencia, Spain)

Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid, Brazil)

Nicolò Zaniolo (Roma, Italy)

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