Kante, Jorginho Shortlisted For UEFA Player Of The Year

Chelsea's Italian midfielder Jorginho (C) replaces Chelsea's French midfielder N'Golo Kante (L) during the UEFA Super Cup football match between Chelsea and Villarreal at Windsor Park in Belfast on August 11, 2021. Paul ELLIS / AFP
Chelsea’s Italian midfielder Jorginho (C) replaces Chelsea’s French midfielder N’Golo Kante (L) through the UEFA Super Cup soccer match between Chelsea and Villarreal at Windsor Park in Belfast on August 11, 2021. Paul ELLIS / AFP

 

Chelsea duo N’Golo Kante and Jorginho have been shortlisted for the UEFA males’s participant of the 12 months prize for the 2020/21 season alongside Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne, European soccer’s governing physique introduced on Thursday.

The winner will probably be revealed at a ceremony in Istanbul subsequent Thursday, August 26, when the draw for this season’s Champions League may even happen.

Midfield duo Jorginho and Kante each starred as Chelsea beat De Bruyne’s City 1-0 within the Champions League last in Porto in May. Jorginho then helped Italy win Euro 2020.

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The shortlist was chosen by a jury composed of the coaches of the 24 nationwide groups who took half in Euro 2020, 80 coaches of the golf equipment which performed within the group phases of final season’s Champions League and Europa League, in addition to one journalist from every of UEFA’s 55 member associations.

Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel was shortlisted for the coach prize together with Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola and Roberto Mancini, who led Italy to European Championship glory.

The three gamers on the shortlist for the ladies’s prize are Jennifer Hermoso, Lieke Martens and Alexia Putellas, all of whom received the Champions League with Barcelona.

Lluis Cortes of the Catalan membership was listed for the ladies’s coach award together with Peter Gerhardsson, who received the Olympic silver medal with Sweden, and Emma Hayes of Chelsea, English Women’s Super League champions and Champions League runners-up.

The ladies’s awards had been voted for by the coaches of golf equipment who reached the final 16 of the ladies’s Champions League and coaches of the highest 12 ladies’s nationwide groups, together with a panel of journalists.

AFP

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Kante, Jorginho Shortlisted For UEFA Player Of The Year

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