The Golden boy award is a prestigious honor given to the young footballers of Europe who have shown their efficiency well and performed magnificently during a year. Also, there’s a specific condition for this award that players should be below 21 years. He should play in a top-tier European club football.
For the 2021 golden boy award, 80 players have been nominated overall, with some having a staggering transfer value. Check out the five most valuable nominees for the golden boy award of 2021.
5 Strong Contenders for the Golden Boy Award 2021
Check out the top 5 contenders for the award.
Pedri of Barcelona
Pedri having a worth of 80 million euros, is one of the brightest among the young generation. He is the successor of Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez, for both Spain as well as Barcelona. The 18-year-old had a brilliant debut season for Barca and got even better day by day. He showed his class more efficiently in the EURO 2020. He was named the young player of the tournament and was included in the best 11 of the season.
Bukayo Saka of Arsenal
Bukayo Saka, who is 65 million euros worth is also a strong contender for the 2021 golden boy award. He was named as the player of the season from Arsenal for the 2020/21 campaign. He has shown his excellence in playing for both left-back and wing-back. At only 19 years old, he has become an important player for the England football team.
Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund
Jude Bellingham is 55 million euros worth who can also win the golden boy award of 2021. The 18-year-old is impressive since two years from when he was only 16. He chooses to join Borussia Dortmund and is impressing them regularly.
Eduardo Camavinga of Rennes
Eduardo Camavinga of Rennes who is also 55 million euros worth has a high chance to win the award. The midfielder has been the youngest goalscorer in over a century for France. He has been linked with several clubs, as he is a good solution of a team’s fixture in midfield.
Mason Greenwood of Manchester United
Having a worth of 50 million euros, Mason Greenwood also comes in the list of top 5 valuable nominees for the golden boy award. He is the youngest goalscorer ever for Man United, in the Euros. The 19-year-old has netted 29 goals for his club till now.
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