UEFA Releases Final Nominees For 2020/21 UEFA Player Of The Year Awards

UEFA, Europe’s football governing body, has announced the players who have been shortlisted for the 2020/21 UEFA Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year Awards.

The award ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 26th, 2021, in Istanbul, Turkey. The draw of the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League season will also be conducted on the same day.

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On the same occasion, UEFA will also honour the coaches who have had the biggest impact over the previous season with the UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year and UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year Awards.

Below are the shortlisted players for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year, UEFA Women’s Player of the Year, UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year and UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year.

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UEFA Men’s Player of the Year

Kevin DE BRUYNE (Belgium – Manchester City FC)
N’Golo KANTÉ (France – Chelsea FC)
JORGINHO (Italy – Chelsea FC)

UEFA Women’s Player of the Year

Lieke MARTENS (Netherlands – FC Barcelona)
Jennifer HERMOSO (Spain – FC Barcelona)
Alexia PUTELLAS (Spain – FC Barcelona)

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UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year

Josep GUARDIOLA (Spain – Manchester City FC)
Roberto MANCINI (Italy – Italian men’s national team)
Thomas TUCHEL (Germany – Chelsea FC)

UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year

Peter GERHARDSSON (Sweden – Swedish women’s national team)
Emma HAYES (England – Chelsea FC Women)
Lluís CORTÉS (Spain – FC Barcelona)

Source: Kingaziz.com