UEFA announced the list of candidates

According to the statement made by UEFA, three football players were nominated for four positions after the voting, which included the coaches of 32 teams that were in the groups in the Champions League last season, and journalists from 55 member countries of the union.

The winning players will receive their awards at the draw ceremony of the UEFA Champions League groups for the 2021-2022 season, which will be held in Istanbul on August 26.

The players nominated according to their positions are:

Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid), Ederson (Manchester City), Edouard Mendy (Chelsea)

Defender: Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rüdiger (Chelsea), Ruben Dias (Manchester City)

Midfielders: Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Jorginho, N'Golo Kante (Chelsea)

Forwards: Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich), Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain)

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