Three days after Chelsea’s victory against Manchester City in the final (1-0), UEFA unveils its best Champions League squad for the 2020-2021 season. There are in particular three French and three players from PSG.
N’Golo Kant is in the best squad of the C1 2020-2021
UEFA has unveiled the best squad in the 2020-2021 Champions League won by Chelsea. A list of 23 players, selected by the technical observers of the European body (Packie Bonner, Cosmin Contra, Corinne Deacon, Dusan Fitzel, Steffen Freund, Robbie Keane, Roberto Martnez, Gins Melndez, John Peacock, Gareth Southgate, Patrick Vieira) , which consists of 3 goalkeepers, 6 defenders, 8 midfielders and 6 forwards.
The Blues are the most represented with seven players on this list. Unhappy finalist, Manchester City consoles themselves with five elements in this selection. There are also three players from Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, two representatives from Bayern Munich, as well as an element from FC Barcelona, Dortmund and Porto.
Pas de Navas, Marquinhos plbiscit in defense
Among the goalkeepers, Edouard Mendy is rewarded for his very good first season with Chelsea. The former Rennais lived a crazy year with his transfer to England and this European coronation. He is accompanied by Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) and Ederson (Manchester City). No Keylor Navas, therefore, despite his good performance with PSG.
On the other hand, Paris places an element among the defenders with Marquinhos. The Parisian accompanies two other central defenders: Ruben Dias, author of a solid first season Manchester City, and Antonio Rdiger, transformed since the arrival of Thomas Tuchel Chelsea in January. Csar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) and Ben Chilwell (Chelsea) represent the full-backs, while the versatile David Alaba (Bayern Munich) completes the list in defense.
Kant, Benzema and Mbapp present
In the midfield, Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) and Luka Modric (Real Madrid) are habitus. Ilkay Gndogan (Manchester City) and Phil Foden (Manchester City) are rewarded for their good performances with the Citizens, as is Sergio Oliveira, who has scored 5 goals for FC Porto in C1 this season. Jorginho and Jason Mount represent the champion, obviously with N’Golo Kant. The French midfielder was exceptional in this European campaign, especially in the semi-finals and the final.
There are two other French representatives in this squad: Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) and Kylian Mbapp (Paris SG). The Parisian finished second in the competition’s top scorer with 8 goals. He is preceded by the Norwegian Erling Hland (Dortmund), present in this list. Author of 6 achievements in this C1 campaign, Neymar is the third representative of Paris SG. Finally, Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) and Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona), authors of 5 goals, end this selection.
The best squad chosen by UEFA for the 2020-2021 Champions League season:
Guardians: Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid), Ederson (Manchester City), Edouard Mendy (Chelsea).
Defenders: Csar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Marquinhos (Paris SG), Antonio Rdiger (Chelsea), Ben Chilwell (Chelsea), David Alaba (Bayern Munich).
Environments : Jorginho (Chelsea), Jason Mount (Chelsea), N’Golo Kant (Chelsea), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Ilkay Gndogan (Manchester City), Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Sergio Oliveira (Porto), Phil Foden ( Manchester City).
Attackers: Erling Hland (Dortmund), Kylian Mbapp (Paris SG), Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Neymar (Paris SG), Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona).
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