Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling and winger Lazar Markovic have been named in the list footballers, who have been nominated for the European Golden boy Award for the year 2014. The Jamaican international made 37 appearances for the Reds last season, scoring 10 goals across all competitions. Markovic joined the club earlier this year from Benfica for £20 million.
The players under the age of 21 are considered for the award and the jury to pick the winner includes journalists from among the best dailies in the world like The Times, Sport Express etc.
The list also includes the names of upcoming Belgian star Adnan Januzaj and FC Barcelona B forward Sandro Ramirez among others.
The winner will be announced in December.
Nominees for the Golden Boy award: Calum Chambers (Arsenal), Kurt Zouma (Chelsea), John Stones (Everton), Raheem Sterling, Lazar Markovic. (Liverpool), Adnan Januzaj, Luke Shaw (Manchester United), Nabil Bentaleb and Eric Dier (Tottenham), Gerard Deulofeu (Sevilla), Aymeric Laporte (Athletic Bilbao), Munir El Haddai (Barcelona), Saul Niguez (Atletico Madrid), Sandro Ramirez (Barcelona) Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Bernardeschi Franco (Fiorentina), Kingsley Coman (Juventus), Keita Balde Diao (Lazio), Mateo Kovacic (Inter), Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer Leverkusen), Gianluca Gaudino (Bayern Munich), Mathias Ginter (Borussia Dortmund), Julian Green (Hamburg), Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Bayern Munich), Maximilian Meyer (Schalke), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Benjamin Mendy (Marseille), Lucas Ocampos (Monaco), Divock Origi (Lille), Adrien Rabiot (Paris Saint-Germain), Bruma (Galatasaray), Gonzalez (Basel), Arkadiusz Milik (Ajax), Alexander Mitrovic (Anderlecht), Nikola Ninkovic (Partizan Belgrade), Dennis Praet (Anderlecht), Oliver Torres (Porto), Tonny Vilhena (Feyenoord), Jetro Willems (PSV), Luka Zahovic (Maribor).Published 29 Oct 2014, 14:07 IST