Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze has been listed as one of the 10 nominees for the Kopa award as revealed by France football on Monday evening.
Kopa award is an award given to the best young player in the world by the French football federation.
The Nigerian international was in imperious form for Villarreal last season and has now caught the attention of the football world. This in turn has earned him a place among the top 10 youngsters in world football.
Full list of nominees include:
Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax/Juventus/Netherlands)
Vinicius Jnr (Real Madrid/Brazil)
Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen/Germany)
Mattéo Gendouzi (Arsenal/France)
Andriy Lunin (Real Madrid/Real Valladolid/Ukraine)
João Félix (Benfica/Atlético Madrid/Portugal)
Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund/England)
Moise Kean (Juventus/Everton/Italy)
Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal/Nigeria)
Kang-in Lee (Valencia/South Korea)
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