Jadon Sancho, Phil Foden and Curtis Jones Make Shortlist For The Golden Boy Award

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June 16th 2020

Tuttosport have unveiled their longlist of the 100 best young players under the age of 21 in with a chance of winning the publication’s renowned Golden Boy award.

After inventing the award in 2003 to decide the best young player in Europe, the award has gained recognition as one of the most prestigious trophies for the game’s best young ballers.

Some elite names have previously seen their name on the trophy, with legendary ballers such as Wayne Rooney, Lionel Messi, Cesc Fabregas and Sergio Aguero through to Paul Pogba, Raheem Sterling, Kylian Mbappe and Matthijs de Ligt all winning the trophy in recent years.

There are 21 Premier League ballers that make the longlist, with Phil Foden, Curtis Jones, Max Aarons, Billy Gilmour and Mason Greenwood all in the mix alongside firm favourites for the award such as Alphonso Davies, Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho.

Who do you think will be named as 2020’s Golden Boy? Check out the longlist in full below and vote for your pick of the bunch here.

• Maximilian James Aarons (Norwich)

• Abel Ruiz (Braga)

• Karim-David Adeyemi (RB Salzburg)

• Yacine Adli (Bordeaux)

• Lucien Agoumé (Inter Milan)

• Marley Ake (Marseille)

• Faustino Anjorin (Chelsea)

• Ethan Ampadu (RB Leipzig)

• Willem Geubbels (Monaco)

• Morgan Anthony Gibbs-White (Wolves)

• Bryan Salvatierra Gil (Leganés)

• Billy Gilmour (Chelsea)

• Claudio Gomes (PSV, Manchester City)

• Matias Gonçalo Ramos (Benfica)

• Lorenzo Gonzalez (St. Gallen)

• Amine Gouiri (Lyon)

• Ryan Gravenberch (Ajax)

• Mason Greenwood (Manchester United)

• Erling Braut Haland (Borussia Dortmund)

• Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea)

• Angel Gomes (Manchester United)

• Adil Aouchiche (PSG)

• Benoît Badiashile (Monaco)

• Mitchel Bakker (PSG)

• Myron Boadu (AZ)

• Eduardo Camavinga (Rennes)

• Rayan Cherki (OL)

• Facundo Colidio (Sint-Truiden)

• David Colina (Hajduk Split)

• Trae Bailey Coyle (Arsenal)

• Leon Dajaku (Bayern Munich)

• Jonathan David (La Gantoise)

• Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)

• Karamoko Dembele (Celtic)

• Sergino Dest (Ajax)

• Tiago Djalo (Lille)

• Sebastiano Esposito (Inter Milan)

• Fabio Silva (FC Porto)

• Ansu Fati (FC Barcelona)

• Phil Foden (Manchester City)

• Lyle Foster (Circles Bruges, Monaco)

• Eric Garcia (Manchester City)

• James Garner (Manchester United)

• Zeljko Gavric (Red Star Belgrade)

• Lutsharel Geertruida (Feyenoord)

• Mohamed Amine Ihattaren (PSV)

• Curtis Jones (Liverpool)

• Ozan Muhammed Kabak (Schalke 04)

• Mamadou Kaly Sène (Juventus)

• Takefusa Kubo (Mallorca, Real Madrid)

• Mohammed Kudus (Nordsjaelland)

• Dejan Kulusevski (Parma, Juventus)

• Diego Lainez (Betis)

• Yasser Larouci (Liverpool)

• Kang-in Lee (Valencia FC)

• Daniel Maldini (AC Milan)

• Felix Khonde Mambimbi (YB Bern)

• Antonio Marin (Dinamo Zagreb)

• Svetozar Markovic (Larisa)

• Alejandro José Méndez Marques (Juventus)

• Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal)

• Loïc Mbe Soh (PSG)

• Juan Miranda (Schalke 04, FC Barcelona)

• Nehuén Pérez (Famalicão, Atlético de Madrid)

• Jean-Claude Junior Wa Dimbonda Ntenda (Juventus)

• Michael Obafemi (Southampton)

• Paulinho (Bayer Leverkusen)

• Strahinja Pavlovic (Partizan, AS Monaco)

• Pedro Neto (Wolves)

• Eduardo Quaresma (Sporting CP)

• Rafael Camacho (Sporting CP)

• Reinier (Real Madrid)

• Giovanni Reyna (Borussia Dortmund)

• Alessio Riccardi (AS Roma)

• Rodrygo (Real Madrid)

• Ionut-Casian Rus (CFR Cluj)

• Thomas Sabitzer (LASK)

• Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)

• William Saliba (St Etienne)

• Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund)

• Ryan Sessegnon (Tottenham)

• Sergio Gomez (Borussia Dortmund)

• Oliver Skipp (Tottenham)

• Mathías Soulé (Juventus)

• Yukinari Sugawara (AZ)

• Dominik Szoboszlai (RB Salzburg)

• Tomás Tavarez (Benfica)

• Tetê (Shakhtar Donetsk)

• Tiago Lopes (FC Porto)

• Sandro Tonali (Brescia)

• Ferrán Torres (Valencia FC)

• Amad Diallo Traoré (Atalanta)

• Hamed Junior Traoré (Sassuolo)

• Lassina Traoré (Ajax)

• Heorhiy Tsitaishvili (Dynamo Kiev)

• Sepp van den Berg (Liverpool)

• Yari Verschaeren (Anderlecht)

• Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid)

• Dusan Vlahovic (Fiorentina)