Borussia Dortmund ahead Erling Haaland has received the 2020 Golden Boy award after a stellar first 12 months with the Bundesliga membership.
Awarded by Italian newspaper Tuttosport and received by Joao Felix final 12 months, the prize is given to the very best participant aged 21 or beneath from one of many top-tier European leagues.
Haaland beat Barcelona teenager Ansu Fati (2nd) and Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies (third) to the award, whereas Borussia Dortmund team-mate Jadon Sancho and Rennes prospect Eduardo Camavinga rounded off the highest 5.
Manchester City’s Phil Foden, Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood, Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka, Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi had been all named on the preliminary 20-man shortlist.
Haaland scored 44 targets in all competitions in 2019/20, with 16 of these coming for Dortmund after a mid-season transfer from Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg.
This time period, the 20-year-old has scored 11 targets in 11 matches, together with 4 within the Champions League.