Kylian Mbappe: France wonderkid on verge of history after 2018 European Golden Boy nomination – News

Posted: 1 November 2018
Time: 15:00

European Golden Shoe leader Kylian Mbappe is on the cusp of creating history after being nominated for yet another prestigious award.

Mbappe, 19, has scored 12 goals in just eight starts this across all competitions this season.

This after winning the domestic treble and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in his debut campaign with PSG during the 2017/18 campaign.

If he is to be awarded with the prestigious title, he’d become the first player to lift it on two occasions.

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold and Real Madrid’s Vinicius junior have also been listed on the 20-man shortlist.

Golden Boy 2018 nominees in full:

1. Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpool
2. Kelvin Amian, Toulouse
3. Houssem Aouar, Lyon
4. Josip Brekalo, Wolfsburg
5. Patrick Cutrone, AC Milan
6, Dani Olmo, Dinamo Zagreb
7. Thomas Davies, Everton
8. Matthijs De Ligt, Ajax
9. Diogo Dalot, Manchester United
10. Eder Militao, Porto
11. Odsonne Edouard, Celtic
12. Phil Foden, Manchester City
13. Gedson Fernandes, Benfica
14. Amadou Haidara, Red Bull Salzburg
15. Achraf Haikimi, Borussia Dortmund
16. Nanitamo Ikone, Lille
17. Justin Kluivert, Roma
18. Kylian Mbappe, Paris Saint-Germain
19. Dayot Upamecano, RB Leipzig
20. Vinicuis Jnr., Real Madrid

The winner of the award will be announced later this month.

Article by: Staff Reporter

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Publish date : 2018-11-01 13:05:21

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