22 Bundesliga players nominated for Golden Boy award

Tuttosport have revealed their list of 100 nominations for the Golden Boy award, which is given to the best U21 player. The Bundesliga has 22 players on the list, five coming from Borussia Dortmund and four from Bayern Munich. Borussia Mönchengladbach and Eintracht Frankfurt also have representatives on the list. 22 Bundesliga players are on the shortlist for the 2022 edition:

Karim Adeyemi (Borussia Dortmund)
Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund)
Jayden Braaf (Borussia Dortmund)
Youssoufa Moukoko (Borussia Dortmund)
Giovanni Reyna (Borussia Dortmund)
Brian Brobbey (RB Leipzig)
Josko Gvardiol (RB Leipzig)
Ilaix Moriba (RB Leipzig)
Ryan Gravenberch (Bayern Munich)
Jamal Musiala (Bayern Munich)
Malik Tillman (Bayern Munich)
Tanguy Nianzou (Bayern Munich)
Luca Netz (Borussia Mönchengladbach)
Joe Scally (Borussia Mönchengladbach)
Piero Hincapie (Bayer Leverkusen)
Adam Hlozek (Bayer Leverkusen)
Jakub Kaminski (Wolfsburg)
Aster Vranckx (Wolfsburg)
Ansgar Knauff (Eintracht Frankfurt)
Georginio Rutter (Hoffenheim)
Jan Thielmann (FC Köln)
Tiago Tomas (Stuttgart)

Three players from the Bundesilga have won the award in the past: Mario Götze (2011), Renato Sanches (2016) and Erling Haaland (2020).

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