Oxford helped England U20s to a comprehensive 5-1 victory over Italy’s equivalent youth side on Thursday afternoon. The West Ham defender completed 80 minutes for the young Lions in Gorgonzola as they ran out comfortable winners in the international friendly.
Reece Oxford has been nominated for the 2017 Golden Boy award. The 18-year-old, currently on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach, has been included in the list of 25 players under the age of 21 in the running for the illustrious honour.
The winner will be decided by a panel of 30 journalists from across Europe and the result will be announced in October.
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