Nominees for the UEFA Champions League (UCL) awards have been revealed by the European football body.
UEFA unveiled the list of nominees from last season’s edition of the competition on Thursday evening.
In the goalkeeper of the season category, Alisson (Liverpool and Brazil), Keylor Navas (Real Madrid and Costa Rica) and Gianlugi Buffon (Paris Saint Germain and Italy) we’re nominated, while the trio of Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid and Spain), Marcelo (Real Madrid and Brazil) and Raphael Varane (Real Madrid and France) made the defender of the season category.
Luka Modric (Real Madrid and Croatia), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City and Belgium) and Toni Kroos (Real Madrid and Germany) were named on the shortlist for midfielder of the season.
For the forward of the season category, Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid and Portugal), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool and Egypt) and Lionel Messi (Barcelona and Argentina) unsurprisingly made the list.
Winners would be announced at the UCL Draws on August 30.