Manchester United and Arsenal players are among those in with a shout of winning the Golden Boy award this year.
The full 40-man list was released today, with some big-name players already included.
Every year, the trophy is handed out to the best young player in Europe – as voted for by sport journalists around the continent.
It goes to the youngster who has impressed the most over the course of the calendar year, over the course of two seasons.
Entries must be under 21 and play in one of the top divisions in Europe, including England, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Italy and France.
The prize was first established by Tuttosport in 2003 with Raphael van der Vaart winning the inaugural trophy.
Some big-name stars have lifted the award and gone on to have incredible careers including Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney and Sergio Aguero.
More recent recipients include Erling Haaland, Kylian Mbappe and Joao Felix – but the prize could be heading to the Premier League this year with players from United and Arsenal included.
Mason Greenwood has had a fantastic year, continuing where he left off from last season to continue his prowess in front of goal.
The England international has already scored three times, adding to his total of 12 from the 2020/21 campaign.
As for Arsenal, Bukayo Saka has continued his rise to prominence becoming a central figure to Mikel Arteta's plans despite just turning 20 this month.
Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund and Leicester ace Luke Thomas make up the English contingent on the 40-man list.
While there are a number of other Premier League starlets included such as Arsenal's Gabriel Martinelli, Tottenham winger Bryan Gil and Rayan Ait-Nouri of Wolves.
The Gunners have another player to keep an eye on in the form of William Saliba – currently on loan to OGC Nice in Ligue 1.
But they face stiff competition with some real breakout stars listed with the likes of Eduardo Camavinga, Jamal Musiala, Pedri and Nuno Mendes also in the running.
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Jude Bellingham – Borussia Dortmund
Karim Adeyemi – RB Salzburg
Rayan Ait-Nouri – Wolves
Ander Barrenetxea – Real Sociedad
Myron Boadu – Monaco
Brian Brobbey – RB Leipzig
Eduardo Camavinga – Real Madrid
Rayan Cherki – Lyon
Mohamed-Ali Cho – Angers
Francisco Conceicao – Porto
Jamal Musiala – Bayern Munich
Charles De Ketelaere – Club Brugge
Ersin Destanoglu – Besiktas
Jeremy Doku – Rennes
Eric Garcia – Barcelona
Bryan Gil – Tottenham Hotspur
Goncalo Ramos – Benfica
Ryan Gravenberch – Ajax
Mason Greenwood – Manchester United
Josko Gvardiol – RB Leipzig
Pedri – Barcelona
Ilaix Moriba – RB Leipzig
Odilon Kossounou – Bayer Leverkusen
Noni Madueke – PSV
Felix Mambimbi – Young Boys
Gabriel Martinelli – Arsenal
Mykhaylo Mudryk – Shakhtar Donetsk
Mohamed Ihattaren – Sampdoria
Nuno Mendes – Paris Saint-Germain
Roberto Piccoli – Atalanta
Bukayo Saka – Arsenal
Yeremi Pino – Villarreal
Gio Reyna – Borussia Dortmund
William Saliba – Marseille
Martin Satriano – Inter Milan
Luke Thomas – Leicester City
Khephren Thuram – OGC Nice
Jurrien Timber – Ajax
Florian Wirtz – Leverkusen
Ilya Zabarnyi – Dynamo Kyiv
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