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Theo, Mbappé and Dembelé are finalists for the Golden Boy 2017

Italian newspaper Tuttosport have released the list of 24 names that are in contention to win the Golden Boy 2017 and PSG's Kylian Mbappé currently leads all voting.

Paris Saint Germain's Kylian Mbappe

Italian newspaper, Tuttsport, have released their list of 24 players that have made the Golden Boy 2017 shortlist, the best under-21 player in Europe. Paris Saint Germain's summer signing, Kylian Mbappe, Real Madrid's summer addition, Theo Hernández, and Barcelona new boy Ousmane Dembele, who was recently ruled out for three and a half months, all make the list. The Spanish contingent on the list is strong and includes: Adrián Marín (Villarreal), Pol Lirola (Sassuolo), Mikel Oyarzábal (Real Sociedad) and Javier Ontiveros (Málaga).

Tuttosport provide a poll on their website for fans to select their favourite option. At the moment, PSG's Mbappe leads the way with 48% of the vote followed by AC Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma, who has 13% of the overall clicks. 

Manchester City's Brazilian striker, Gabriel Jesus, and Manchester United's English attacker Marcus Rashford are some of the other noticeable names on the list. Wayne Rooney, Sergio Aguero, Cesc Fabregas and Isco have all won the Golden Boy in the past, which is a testament as to the level of class the award deals with.

Finalistas del Golden Boy 2017

Jugador Club actual (anterior) Gianluigi Donnarumma Milán Alban Lafont  Toulouse Pol Lirola Sassuolo Adrián Marín Villarreal (Leganés) Malang Sarr Niza Matthijs de Ligt Ajax Dayot Upamecano Leipzig Theo Hernández Real Madrid Amadou Diawara Nápoles Federico Chiesa Fiorentina Youri Tielemans Mónaco (Anderlecht) Benjamin Henrichs Bayer Leverkusen Rubén Neves Wolverhampton (Porto) Kai Havertz Bayer Leverkusen Mikel Oyarzábal Real Sociedad Javier Ontiveros Málaga Tom Davies Everton Nicolo Barella Cagliari Marcus Rashford Manchester United Kasper Dolberg Ajax Osumane Dembelé FC Barcelona (Borussia Dortmund) Christian Pulisic Borussia Dortmund Gabriel Jesús Manchester City Kylian Mbappé PSG (Mónaco)

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