Date:15th October 2019 at 5:30pm
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Four young stars from the Premier League are all in the running to win FIFA’s Golden Boy Award.

Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, Chelsea star Mason Mount, Everton forward Moise Kean and Manchester City playmaker Phil Foden have all made the final list of 20.

Handed out by Italian newspaper Tuttosport, the award recognises the best player under the age of 21 to be playing in the top tier of European football.

Guendouzi, 20, impressed in his first full season with the Gunners and has continued to excel so far this term.

Meanwhile, since returning from an eye-catching season-long loan at Derby County, Mount, 20, has scored four times in 11 matches for Chelsea and has won his first England cap.

Mount has been one of the stars of this Premier League season to date.

Elsewhere, Everton striker Kean, 19, has yet shine on Merseyside after becoming Juventus’ youngest ever player and Italy’s youngest goalscorer in a competitive match.

Finally, Foden, 19, has only played three matches for Man City this season but appeared 26 times throughout 2018/19 as the Cityzens won a domestic treble of Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup.

The Premier League based quartet face competition from the likes of current holder and Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt, who won the award while playing for Ajax, Red Bull Salzburg goal machine Erling Haland, Atletico Madrid superstar Joao Felix and 13 more talented individuals.

FIFA Golden Boy Finalists (winner to be announced on Monday 16 December):
Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)
Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan)
Ansu Fati (Barcelona)
Phil Foden (Manchester City)
Matteo Guendouzi (Arsenal)
Erling Haland (Red Bull Salzburg)
Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen)
Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid)
Dejan Joveljic (Eintracht Frankfurt)
Moise Kean (Everton)
Kang-in Lee (Valencia)
Andrij Lunin (Valladolid)
Danyell Malen (PSV)
Mason Mount (Chelsea)
Rodrygo (Real Madrid)
Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund)
Ferran Torres (Valencia)
Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid)
Nicolo Zaniolo (Roma)

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