Four young Dutch stars are in the running to win the prestigious 2015 Golden Boy Award.

  • By Michael Bell
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kishna lazioThe award, decided by Italian newspaper Tuttosport, which celebrates the biggest talent in Europe was last won by a Dutchman back in 2003 when Rafael van der Vaart picked up the trophy, but this year four Dutchmen are in the running.

Ajax winger Anwar El Ghazi, Lazio attacker Ricardo Kishna, Feyenoord midfielder Tonny Vilhena and Chelsea defender Nathan Ake have all been included in the nominations list which was published on Friday.

They face competition from the likes of Manchester United’s Anthony Martial, Bayern’s Kingsley Coman, and Barcelona’s Mounir El Haddadi, while PSV’s Gaston Pereiro is also included.

The list includes forty players which are under the age of 21 and was last won by Raheem Sterling.

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