The final three-man shortlist for the 2020/21 UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award has now been announced.
Gerard Moreno was the competition’s top scorer, his seven goals and five assists brought Villarreal, their first ever major European trophy win last season.
Manchester United influential midfielder, Bruno Fernandes appears for the second season running, while striker Edinson Cavani shone during a remarkable climax to the Europa league campaign for the English club, averaging a goal or assist every 41 minutes played.
Below is a shortlist of the final 3 contenders for the UEFA Europa League Player of the Season:
Edinson Cavani (Manchester United)
Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
Gerard Moreno (Villarreal)
Meanwhile, players who made the original 10-man shortlist by UEFA for their performances earlier on, but failed to get into the final three, are seen below…
4 Paul Pogba (Manchester United) – 36 points
5 Pau Torres (Villarreal) – 34 points
6 Raúl Albiol (Villarreal) – 19 points
7 Daniel Parejo (Villarreal) – 18 points
8 Leonardo Spinazzola (Roma) – 14 points
9 Étienne Capoue (Villarreal) – 8 points
= Nicolas Pépé (Arsenal) – 8 points
The winner of the award will be announced during the UEFA Europa League group stage draw ceremony in Istanbul on 27 August 2021.
So what are your thoughts on the shortlist released by UEFA … Who do you feel will go home with the prized award? Let’s hear you in the comments 👇👇
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