Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka and on mortgage defender William Saliba have made it to the ultimate shortlist for the 2021 Golden Boy award. The Gunners duo are joined within the top 20 alongside Tottenham Hotspur’s Bryan Gil. It’s a prestigious award that’s given to at least one spectacular young footballer taking part in in Europe. Each of the three talked about have loved a profitable 12 months in their very own proper and are totally deserving of the popularity they’ve acquired. Saka, who was topped Arsenal’s Player of the Season final marketing campaign after 51% of followers voted for him to win the award, has made a dream begin to his Gunners profession, and his performances have earned him an everyday place in Gareth Southgate’s England set-up.
Meanwhile, Saliba, who’s but to make a first-team look for Arsenal regardless of signing for the membership for £27million two years in the past, has been performing fantastically properly while on mortgage at Marseille. On the opposite hand, Gil hasn’t had too many alternatives to impress from Spurs’ beginning line-up to this point, however he’s at all times regarded harmful when he has performed. Signed in a player-plus-cash deal involving long-term Tottenham servant Erik Lamela in the summertime, the Spaniard is destined to be a longtime first-team common below Nuno Espirito Santo and is already proving his price. However, the trio aren’t the one players from English golf equipment to have made the shortlist, as Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood can be within the working for top spot. Nevertheless, Arsenal and Tottenham can put their rivalries apart for a quick second and respect the extent of young expertise they’ve of their respective squads. Introduction of secure standing, the consequences of Newcastle’s takeover, the world cup in Qatar – have your say on soccer’s largest points within the survey beneath. The full shortlist of 20 players is as follows: Florian Wirtz (Bayer Leverkusen) Karim Adeyemi (RB Salzburg/Germany) Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund/England) Eduardo Camavinga (Real Madrid/France) Charles De Ketelaere (Club Brugge/Belgium) Gavi (Barcelona/Spain) Bryan Gil (Tottenham/Spain) Ryan Gravenberch (Ajax/Netherlands) Mason Greenwood (Manchester United/England) Daniel Maldini (AC Milan/Italy) Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich/Germany) Nuno Mendes (PSG/Portugal) Pedri (Barcelona/Spain) Roberto Piccoli (Atalanta/Italy) Yeremy Pino (Villarreal/Spain) Giovanni Reyna (Borussia Dortmund/USA) Rodrygo Goes (Real Madrid/Brazil) Bukayo Saka (Arsenal/England) William Saliba (Marseille/France) Jurrien Timber (Ajax)