The Celtic striker is among the favourites in the fans vote, but the winner will be decided by a group of journalists in the coming weeks.
Reece Oxford is just one Premier League starlet to miss out on a nomination for the UEFA Golden Boy award.
The French striker has been nominated as one of Europe's top young players.
Other Premier League stars nominated for the Golden Boy award include Raheem Sterling, Luke Shaw and Calum Chambers.
Premier League players made up one quarter of the list of 40 nominees, but there are some youngsters that might have fancied their own chances of being selected.
Raheem Sterling, Lazar Markovic, Divock Origi, John Stones, Adnan Januzaj and Luke Shaw are all nominated for the Golden Boy award.
Paul Pogba has won the prestigious Golden Boy award handed out by Italian publication Tuttosport.