Football Kopa Trophy 2021 : Pedri, Musiala headlines 10-man nominees list

Kopa Trophy 2021

Pending the announcement of the 30-man nominees for the Ballon d’Or 2021, France Football has revealed the 10-man nominees for the Kopa Trophy 2021.

One of the main absentees is Real Madrid youngster Eduardo Camavinga who has been impressive with French Ligue 1 side Rennes before joining the Spanish giants.

However, Bayer Munich wonderkid Jamal Musiala is named in this shortlist, so is FC Barcelona’s intirable Pedri Gonzalez.

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Despite missing a crucial penalty with England’s Three Lions during Euro 2020 final, Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka is among the nominees.

Borussia Dortmund’s red-hot midfielder Jude Bellingham is also named among the 10-man list.

Here is the nominees for Kopa Trophy 2021 : Bukayo Saka, Jérémy Doku, Mason Greenwood, Pedri, Ryan Gravenberch, Florian Wirtz, Giovanni Reyna, Jamal Musiala, Jude Bellingham, Nuno Mendes.

As a reminder, Kopa Trophy rewards the best U21 player of the year and Juventus’ Matthijs de Ligt was the last winner in 2019 as the award did not take place in 2020 due to Covid-19.


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