Who will succeed Erling Haaland on the Golden Boy list? Forty cracks under 21 are still in the race.
Beyond the Ballon d’Or France Football as well as The Best Fifa Player of the Year, football fans will also closely follow the election of the Golden Boy 2021. Each year, Tuttosport honors the best players under 21 playing in Europe. After giving 100 names, the Italian media offers a short-list of 40 players. The vote of Internet users will determine the 20 finalists and journalists from the Old Continent will then make their choices.
Pedri is the big favorite to the succession ofErling Haaland, the indefatigable midfielder of Barça having achieved an incredible Euro with the Spanish Seleccion. Jude Bellingham (Dortmund), Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid), Mason Greenwood (Manchester United), Jamal Musiala (Bayern) or Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) are the other favorites.
French people in the race
Besides « Cama », which took on another dimension by landing at Real Madrid (with two successful first appearances), William Saliba (Olympique de Marseille, loaned by Arsenal), Rayan Aït-Nouri (Wolverhampton), Khéphren Thuram-Ulien (Nice), Rayan Cherki (OL) and Mohamed-Ali Cho (Angers) are also in these 40, as are 3 Ligue 1 players : Nuno mendes (PSG), Jérémy Doku (Rennes) and Myron Boadu (Monaco).
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