UEFA who released their 2020-2021 list of players nominated for the UEFA awards. Chelsea Football club who are crowned Champions in the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League season have five of their players listed already in 3 different categories.
Forward of the season
Erling Haaland, Robert Lewandowski and Kylian Mbappe will all slug it out for the Uefa champions league forward of the 2020/2021 season. Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland is the clear favorite to win the award with the Norwegian having scored 10 goals in the UCL last season.
Midfielder of the season
French midfielder Ngolo Kante is locked in a three way battle with teammate Jorginho and Manchester city’s midfielder Kevin De bruyne for the Uefa champions league midfielder of the season award.
Kante is the favorite to clinch the award with the 29 year old playing a prominent role in his side’s UCL title win last season.
Defender of the season
The defensive duo of Cesar Azplicueta and Anthony Rudiger would battle with Portugal and Manchester city’s centreback Ruben Dias for the defender of the season award. Ruben Dias is the favorite to clinch the award despite the 24 year old having failed to lead his side to the all important champions league trophy last season.
Goalkeeper of the year
Having scoped the Uefa champions league Cleansheets awards last season, Chelsea’s goalkeeper Edouard Mendy would have to slug it out with Real Madrid goalie Thibault Courtois and Manchester city shot stopper Ederson Moraes for the goalkeeper of the season award.