UEFA released a list of players who are nominated for the best positional awards for the Champions League and Europa League 2021, know the full details of nominees here
Every year the Football Association of Europe releases a list of players who get shortlisted for the UEFA positional awards. Moreover, this is to appreciate players who performed outstandingly in their position in the East season at European Competition. This year also, UEFA released a list of three players, shortlisted for the award in every position of football. Interestingly, two of the world’s best players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo aren’t featured.
So, here are the complete details about the UEFA Champions League And Europa League Awards including the list of nominees and predictions.
UEFA Positional Nominees For Champions League And Europa League Awards 2021
List of Shortlisted Players
- Thibaut Courtois (Belgium and Real Madrid CF)
- Ederson (Brazil and Manchester City FC)
- Édouard Mendy (Senegal and Chelsea FC)
- César Azpilicueta (Spain and Chelsea FC)
- Rúben Dias (Portugal and Manchester City FC)
- Antonio Rüdiger (Germany and Chelsea FC)
- Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium and Manchester City FC)
- Jorginho (Italy and Chelsea FC)
- N’Golo Kanté (France and Chelsea FC)
- Erling Haaland (Norway and Borussia Dortmund)
- Kylian Mbappé (France and Paris Saint-Germain)
- Robert Lewandowski (Poland and FC Bayern München)
Europa League Players:
- Edinson Cavani (Uruguay and Manchester United FC)
- Bruno Fernandes (Portugal and Manchester United FC)
- Gerard Moreno (Spain and Villarreal CF)
Goalkeepers: Chelsea’s Mendy kept 10 clean sheets in the UCL is likely to win the award
Defenders: Ruben Dias can win the award for his exceptional record of clean sheets. However, he might get competition from UCL winner Cesar Azpilicueta.
Midfielders: Jorginho might have a great summer in London but it was Kante who dominated in the midfield for Chelsea in the UCL matches.
Forwards: Erling Halland was the top scorer last least in UCL with 10 goals and is the favorite to claim the award.
Europa League Best Player: Despite losing the final, Bruno Fernandes is the favorite to receive the award
Award Live Stream Link And Telecast, Schedule And Date
The war ceremony will take place on 26th August in Instabul where the UCL group stage draw will also be taking place.
- India: 09:00 pm IST
- Australia: 01:30 am
- USA: 11:30 am
- UK: 04:30 pm
- Europe: 05:30 pm
- Singapore: 11:30 pm
Fans can watch it from UEFA Tv or UEFA.com.
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