Rasmus Hojlund made his Manchester United debut this past Sunday, and although he didn’t score, he played quite well. He came on for Anthony Martial, to play the last third of the game, plus extra time, and in doing so, showed some promise. Yesterday brought news that Hojlund was named to the 2023 Kopa Trophy nominees list, an award that is the U21 version of the Ballon d’Or.
It honors the best individual young footballer for club and country, and the recognition for Rasmus Hojlund is obviously a nod to his exploits with Atalanta and Denmark.
KOPA TROPHY 2023 NOMINEES
Currently on international break, United are 11th in the Premier League table, having gotten off to a very unimpressive start.
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