10 Premier League Players Nominated For The 2022 Golden Boy Award

The Golden Boy Award is given to the player in Europe who is deemed to be the best young player over the course of a calendar year. The award was first given out to Ajax’s Rafael van der Vaart in 2003, the same year that the trophy was first instituted.

To be eligible for the honors, candidates must be under the age of 21 and active in the highest level of competition in Europe. The young star from Barcelona known as Pedri was the recipient of this award a year ago, and he was again considered for it this year.

Lionel Messi, Erling Haaland, Kylian Mbappe, Sergio Aguero, and a number of other players have won this award in the past.

The following individuals from the Premier League have been considered for nomination for an award this year: Harvey Elliot, a midfielder for Liverpool, is shown here with new teammate Fabio Carvalho, a forward who was acquired by Liverpool from Fulham over the summer.

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The next player on my list is Manchester City fullback Yan Couto, who most recently played for the Portuguese club Braga while on loan from Manchester City.

The attacker Anthony Elanga and the midfielder Amad, who recently returned from a loan at Rangers, are two of the players from Manchester United who have been shortlisted for the golden kid award.

Fabio Silva, a Portuguese forward, and Ki-Jana, a defender, are the two Wolves players who have been selected for the shortlist.

Pape Matar Sarr, the newest player to join Tottenham, was also included on the list.

Polish midfielder Kasper Szczecin, who plays for Brighton, was added to the list of candidates for the Golden Boy Award for 2022.

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Players from Chelsea and Arsenal were not included in the list’s nominations.


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