Manchester City duo Phil Foden and Ferran Torres have both been shortlisted for this season’s European Golden Boy List.
Foden has shone for City since Premier League football returned following Covid-19 lockdown and made his England debut last month, while Torres’ performances for his previous club Valencia has also earned him a place on the list.
The award is specifically for players under the age of 21 and the winner will be announced on 14th December. 40 journalists will decide on the winner, with previous victors including Lionel Messi and former blue Mario Balotelli.
The Premier League has six nominees in total, with Fabio Silva (Wolves), Mason Greenwood (United), Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea) and Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) also making the shortlist. City are one of four teams with two nominees, with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund all having two players on the list.
The full list is as follows:
Ferrán Torres - Manchester City
Mitchel Bakker - PSG
Eduardo Camavinga - Rennes
Jonathan David - Lille
Alphonso Davies - Bayern Munich
Sergino Dest - Barcelona
Fábio Silva - Wolverhampton
Ansu Fati - Barcelona
Ryan Gravenberch - Ajax
Mason Greenwood - Manchester United
Erling Haaland - Borussia Dortmund
Callum Hudson-Odoi - Chelsea
Dejan Kulusevski - Juventus
Rodrygo - Real Madrid
Bukayo Saka - Arsenal
Jason Sancho - Borussia Dortmund
Dominik Szoboszlai - Red Bull Salzburg
Sandro Tonali - Milan
Vinícius Junior - Real Madrid
Good luck to both our boys.