Belgian playmaker Kevin De Bruyne scored or arrange 33 objectives within the English Premier League.© AFP
Bayern Munich duo Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer had been nominated along Manchester Town’s Kevin De Bruyne for the UEFA Males’s Participant of the Yr prize for final season, Eu soccer’s governing frame introduced on Wednesday. The winner shall be introduced — together with the UEFA Girls’s Participant of the Yr — on October 1, when UEFA hang the draw for this season’s Champions League staff degree at their headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. Lewandowski and Neuer starred as Bayern received the Champions League, beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-Zero within the ultimate in Lisbon in August.
Polish striker Lewandowski scored an astonishing 55 objectives in 47 video games as Bayern received the treble of Champions League, Bundesliga and German Cup. He top-scored within the Champions League with 15 objectives.
Goalkeeper Neuer additionally performed a key position in Bayern’s triumphant marketing campaign, whilst Belgian playmaker De Bruyne scored or arrange 33 objectives within the English Premier League and used to be nominated regardless of Town completing 2nd to Liverpool regionally, and going out of the Champions League within the quarter-finals to Lyon.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi simply neglected out on being shortlisted, coming fourth within the vote via a jury comprising the 80 coaches of the golf equipment that participated within the staff levels of final season’s Champions League and Europa League, together with 55 decided on newshounds, one from each and every of UEFA’s member associations.
England superstar Lucy Bronze is a contender to win the ladies’s prize for the second one 12 months operating after serving to Lyon win the Champions League for the 5th season in a row prior to not too long ago signing for Manchester Town.
Her Lyon colleague, the France defender Wendie Renard, could also be shortlisted along the Danish striker Pernille More difficult, who not too long ago joined Chelsea after serving to Wolfsburg get to the Champions League ultimate.
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