Marco Asensio named best U-21 player ahead of Dele Alli and Kylian Mbappe by L’Equipe
French daily L’Equipe have named Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio as their best player in the world aged 21 or under.
Asensio beat Dele Alli and Kylian Mbappe in the top three with Ousmane Dembele and Gianluigi Donnarumma completing the top five.
The midfielder has broken into the Real first team following a loan with Espanyol in the 2015/16 season.
He scored in the Champions League final and then in both legs of the Spanish Supercup against Barcelona.
Celtic and Leicester City both had two players named with Moussa Dembele and Kieran Tierney picked for the Scottish champions and Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfried Ndidi selected for the former Premier League winners.
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