Uefa have released the list of players nominated for the 2020/2021 seasonal awards. Defending Champions Chelsea see their players dominate in as many as three different categories of awards.
With that having been said, Lets take a look at the players nominated for the Uefa champions league seasonal awardsPhoto credit: Google
4) Goalkeeper of the year
Having scoped the Uefa champions league Cleansheets awards last season, Chelsea’s goalkeeper Edouard Mendy would have to slug it out with Real Madrid goalie Thibault Courtois and Manchester city shot stopper Ederson Moraes for the goalkeeper of the season award.Photo credit: Facebook/ Uefa Champions league
3) Defender of the season
The defensive duo of Cesar Azplicueta and Anthony Rudiger would battle with Portugal and Manchester city’s centreback Ruben Dias for the defender of the season award. Ruben Dias is the favorite to clinch the award despite the 24 year old having failed to lead his side to the all important champions league trophy last season.Photo credit: Facebook/ Uefa Champions league
2) Forward of the season
Erling Haaland, Robert Lewandowski and Kylian Mbappe will all slug it out for the Uefa champions league forward of the 2020/2021 season. Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland is the clear favorite to win the award with the Norwegian having scored 10 goals in the UCL last season.Photo credit: Facebook/ Uefa Champions league
1) Midfielder of the season
French midfielder Ngolo Kante is locked in a three way battle with teammate Jorginho and Manchester city’s midfielder Kevin De bruyne for the Uefa champions league midfielder of the season award.
Kante is the favorite to clinch the award with the 29 year old playing a prominent role in his side’s UCL title win last season.