Musiala Tops List of Top Contenders for 2022 Golden Boy Award As 3 Bayern Munich Players Nominated

Musiala Tops List of Top Contenders for 2022 Golden Boy Award As 3 Bayern Munich Players Nominated

  • Bayern Munich youngsters, Jamal Musiala, Ryan Gravenberch, and Mathys Tel have all been shortlisted for the 2022 Golden Boy award
  • The Golden Boy award is meant for the best footballer under the age of 21 and was won by Barcelona midfielder, Pedri in 2021
  • Renato Sanchez is the last Bayern Munich player to win the Golden Boy award which he won back in 2016 when he played for the Bavarians

Bayern Munich has three of its youngsters nominated for the 2022 edition of the prestigious Golden Boy award which is given to the best footballer under the age of 21 years.

The list which comprises 60 nominees is selected by journalists from a variety of publications across Europe and was published in the Italian news outlet Tuttosport.

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Jamal Musiala has had a fantastic start to the 2022/23 campaign as the striker has scored 4 goals in Bayern Munich's first 3 games. Photo by DeFodi Images
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According to SB Nation, Jamal Musiala, Ryan Gravenberch, and Mathys Tel have all been shortlisted for the award which was last won by Barcelona’s star midfielder, Pedri in 2021.

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Musiala stands a good chance of winning the 2022 edition as the German striker has started the 2022/23 season is great form, scoring 4 goals in Bayern Munich’s first 3 games of the season.

The 19-year-old will however contend with fellow Bundesliga stars, Jude Bellingham and Karim Adeyemi of arch-rivals Borussia Dortmund who have also been shortlisted for the Golden Boy award.

Bayern Munich wants to part ways with three players before deadline day

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich are hoping to offload 3 players before the end of the summer transfer window as the club still has far too many players in the first team squad for the new season.

According to Fansided, Joshua Zirkzee, Tanguy Nianzou, and Bouna Sarr are the 3 players that the Bundesliga champions want to sell or loan within the next three weeks.

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Despite rumors of moves away from Bavaria, German winger Leroy Sane and French defender Benjamin Pavard are expected to remain at Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich rubbishes reports linking Leroy Sané to Manchester United

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Leroy Sané will not be heading to Manchester United, despite recent reports.

The Bayern Munich player was recently sensationally linked with a move to Manchester United.

Manchester United had enquired about the former Manchester City winger’s availability as coach Erik ten Hag looks to bolster his attacking options.

Source: SportsBrief.com