UEFA Team of the year 2020: Nominees revealed, Bayern Munich players in abundance

UEFA have revealed their nominees for the Team of the year 2020. Bayern Munich and Liverpool players have made the shortlist the most; Bayern winning the Champions League whereas Liverpool ending their 30 year drought of a Premier League title. Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo also makes the list, making it his 17th consecutive nomination. Lionel Messi also makes it for the 15th time in a row.

Team of the Year nominees by club:

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Bayern Munich – 10
Liverpool, Paris Saint Germain – 8
Atalanta, Inter, Leipzig – 3
Atlético Madrid, Chelsea, Juventus, Lyon, Man. City – 2
al-Shabab, Barcelona, Dortmund, Lazio, Leverkusen, Man. United, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Sporting CP, Tottenham – 1

Bundesliga and Premier League top the list with the most nominees – 15 and 14 respectively.

List of all nominees:

GOALKEEPERS

  • Alisson (Liverpool)
  • Anthony Lopes (Lyon)
  • Keylor Navas (PSG)
  • Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)
  • Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid)

DEFENDERS 

  • David Alaba (Bayern Munich)
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)
  • Angelino (RB Leipzig)
  • Juan Bernat (PSG)
  • Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)
  • Matthijs De Ligt (Juventus)
  • Stefan de Vrij (Inter Milan)
  • Hans Hateboer (Atalanta)
  • Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich)
  • Presnel Kimpembe (PSG)
  • Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)
  • Andy Robertson (Liverpool)
  • Thiago Silva (Chelsea)

MIDFIELDERS

  • Thiago Alcantara (Liverpool)
  • Houssem Aouar (Lyon)
  • Ever Banega (Sevilla)
  • Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan)
  • Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich)
  • Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City)
  • Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
  • Alejandro Gomez (Atalanta)
  • Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich)
  • Kai Havertz (Chelsea)
  • Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)
  • Josip Ilicic (Atalanta)
  • Marquinhos (PSG)
  • Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)
  • Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig)

FORWARDS

  • Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund)
  • Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid)
  • Angel Di Maria (PSG)
  • Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich)
  • Ciro Immobile (Lazio)
  • Harry Kane (Tottenham)
  • Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
  • Romelu Lukaku (Inter Milan)
  • Sadio Mane (Liverpool)
  • Kylian Mbappe (PSG)
  • Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
  • Neymar (PSG)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
  • Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
  • Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)