Anthony Elanga is among the 40 nominees to compete for Golden Boy. Anthony Elanga is among the 40 players nominated for Golden Boy award.

The award is administered by Italian publication Tuttosport which has an abundance of journalists deciding throughout the year to determine the most outstanding under-21 player in Europe's top leagues. At first, there was a 100-player roster in the summer after which two rounds of votes has reduced it to 40.

Elanga ranks among the most promising candidates to get past the initial vote and is among the 39 highly rated youngsters on the highly regarded list.

The 20-year-old had an up-and-coming period in Ralf Rangnick's time in the interim last season. It culminated in his goal that was awe-inspiring against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.

Erik ten Hag also displayed confidence in the player this season and in the aftermath, the Sweden international has put in several key performances for the Reds with a particularly impressive performance in our 2-1 victory against Liverpool last month. يلا شوت جوال