Arsenal’s Saka Nominated For 2020 Golden Boy award

June 16, 2020
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Arsenal’s exciting young left-winger Bukayo Saka has been nominated for the 2020 Golden Boy award.

Saka was included after Italian publication Tuttosport released its initial list of 100 candidates for the 2020 award, which honours the best under-21 player in Europe each year.

The 18-year-old who was nominated alongside his Arsenal teammate Gabriel Martinelli, has been one of the outstanding players for the Gunners this season.

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So far this season he has scored three goals provided nine assists in 30 appearances in all competitions.

Other Premier League youngsters who made the list are Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood, Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea Manchester City’s Phil Foden.

Also in the running for this year’s award are Borussia Dortmund duo Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland and Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies.

Previous winners of the prestigious award include Rafael van der Vaart (in its inaugural year in 2003), Wayne Rooney (2004), Lionel Messi (2005), Raheem Sterling (2014) and Kylian Mbappe (2017), while last year the prize was given to Joao Felix of Atletico Madrid.

The initial 100 list will be reduced to a shortlist of 20 by public vote, before a panel of 40 journalists from a range of countries and publications select the overall winner for this year.

By James Agberebi 

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