16.09.2022 - 14:15 | source: Tuttosport/Transfermarkt | Reading Time: 2 mins
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2022 Golden Boy award: List of nominees cut down to 40 - Arsenal’s Marquinhos added

The list of the remaining 60 players for the 2022 Golden Boy award has been cut down to 40 youngsters now. Seven players owned by Premier League clubs still have a chance to win. The voting, established by Italy’s Tuttosport, involves young talents who stood out at their clubs and national teams with particularly good performances within the last calendar year. They must be younger than 21 and have played in Europe during the corresponding seasons.


Bellingham, Marquinhos & Co. - The 40 Nominees for the 2022 Golden Boy award

Jude Bellingham | Borussia Dortmund | England | Market Value: €80Mm
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Pedri | Barcelona | Spain | Market Value: €80m
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Jamal Musiala | Bayern Munich | Germany | Market Value: €65m
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Gavi | FC Barcelona | Spain | Market Value: €60m
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Ansu Fati | FC Barcelona | Spain | Market Value: €60m
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Eduardo Camavinga | Real Madrid | France | Market Value: €55m
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Nuno Mendes | Sporting/PSG | Portugal | Market Value: €40m
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Yéremy Pino | Villarreal | Spain | Market Value: €40m
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Karim Adeyemi | RB Salzburg/Borussia Dortmund | Germany | Market Value: €35m
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Harvey Elliott | Liverpool | England | Market Value: €35m
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Ryan Gravenberch | Ajax/Bayern Munich | Netherlands | Market Value: €35m
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Josko Gvardiol | RB Leipzig | Croatia | Market Value: €35m
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Giovanni Reyna | Borussia Dortmund | USA | Market Value: €35m
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Anthony Elanga | Man United | Sweden | Market Value: €25m
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Castello Lukeba | Lyon | France | Market Value: €20m
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Nico González | FC Barcelona/Valencia | Spain | Market Value: €20m
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Luka Sucic | RB Salzburg | Croatia | Market Value: €20m
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Piero Hincapié | Bayer Leverkusen | Ecuador | Market Value: €17m
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Destiny Udogie | Hellas/Udinese | Italy | Market Value: €17m
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Fábio Silva | Wolves/Anderlecht | Portugal | Market Value: €15m
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Fábio Carvalho | Fulham/Liverpool | Portugal | Market Value: €15m
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Yunus Musah | Valencia | USA | Market Value: €15m
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Brian Brobbey | Ajax | Netherlands | Market Value: €14m
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Nicola Zalewski | Roma | Poland | Market Value: €12m
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Ansgar Knauff | Frankfurt | Germany | Market Value: €10m
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Giorgio Scalvini | Atalanta | Italy | Market Value: €10m
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Wilfried Gnonto | FC Zürich/Leeds | Italy | Market Value: €10m
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Benjamin Sesko | RB Salzburg | Slovenia | Market Value: €10m
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Xavi Simons | PSG/PSV Eindhoven | Netherlands | Market Value: €8m
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Jan Thielmann | 1. FC Köln | Germany | Market Value: €7.5m
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Marquinhos | São Paulo/Arsenal | Brasil | Market Value: €7m
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Sebastiano Esposito | Inter Milan/Anderlecht | Italy | Market Value: €5m
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Henrique Araújo | Benfica | Portugal | Market Value: €5m
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Fabio Miretti | Juventus | Italy | Market Value: €5m
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Rasmus Höjlund | Sturm Graz/Atalanta | Denmark | Market Value: €4.5m
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Álex Balde | FC Barcelona | Spain | Market Value: €4m
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Martin Baturina | Dinamo Zagreb | Croatia | Market Value: €3m
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Matteo Cancellieri | Hellas/Lazio | Italy | Market Value: €3m
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Mathys Tel | Rennes/Bayern Munich | France | Market Value: €2m
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Kiliann Sildillia | SC Freiburg | France | Market Value: €1.5m
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The list, initially published with 100 names in mid-June, was reduced by 20 players on the 15th of each month, with another cut in October, leaving just 20 talents for the final vote. While numerous candidates are no longer there, six new ones have been added, including Arsenal’s Marquinhos and PSV Eindhoven’s Xavi Simons. Those dropped include Chelsea’s summer signing Carney ChukwuemekaCole Palmer of Manchester City and Alejandro Garnacho, who hopes to make the breakthrough at Man United. In Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), the list also includes an English footballer playing abroad. From the US, Bellingham’s teammate Giovanni Reyna and Valencia’s Yunus Musah are still in the race.



Seven Premier League players from Liverpool, Arsenal & Co. on Golden Boy list


From the Premier League, the following players are still in the race:


Liverpool: Harvey ElliottFábio Carvalho


Arsenal: Marquinhos


Man United: Anthony Elanga


Leeds: Wilfried Gnonto


Tottenham: Destiny Udogie (on loan at Udinese)


Wolves: Fábio Silva (on loan at Anderlecht)


In addition to a vote by fans, 40 journalists from Europe’s major media outlets, including L'Équipe, Marca, The Times, Bild, France Football, De Telegraaf, La Gazzetta dello Sport and Blick, will help to decide the winner using a points system. In the previous year, Pedri of FC Barcelona received the award. The Spaniard followed on Man City’s summer signing Erling Haaland, who played for Borussia Dortmund at the time.


All Golden Boy winners since 2003

2003: Rafael van der Vaart (Ajax - Netherlands)
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2004: Wayne Rooney (Everton/Manchester United - England)
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2005: Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona - Argentina)
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2006: Cesc Fàbregas (Arsenal - Spain)
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2007: Sergio Agüero (Atlético - Argentina)
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2008: Anderson (Manchester United - Brazil)
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2009: Alexandre Pato (AC Milan - Brazil)
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2010: Mario Balotelli (Inter/Manchester City - Italy)
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2011: Mario Götze (Borussia Dortmund - Germany)
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2012: Isco (Malaga - Spain)
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2013: Paul Pogba (Juventus - France)
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2014: Raheem Sterling (Liverpool FC - England)
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2015: Anthony Martial (Manchester United - France)
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2016: Renato Sanches (Benfica/Bayern Munich - Portugal)
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14/19

2017: Kylian Mbappé (AS Monaco/PSG - France)
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2018: Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax - Netherlands)
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2019: João Félix (Atlético/Benfica - Portugal)
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2020: Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund - Norway)
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2021: Pedri (FC Barcelona - Spain)
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