Kevin De Bruyne is considered one of three gamers combating it out for Uefa’s participant of the yr trophy.
The Manchester Metropolis midfielder is pitted in opposition to Bayern Munich pair Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer within the three-man short-list.
The winner shall be introduced on the Champions League draw subsequent Thursday, October 1.
De Bruyne has already been named participant of the yr by each the Premier League and the Skilled Footballers Affiliation, whereas he was crushed to the soccer writers’ award by Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson.
Lewandowski is favorite to win the Uefa award after scoring an astonishing 15 targets in 10 Champions League matches as Bayern stormed to victory within the competitors. On high of that he netted 34 in 31 league video games, and 6 in 5 German Cup video games, ending with season stats of 55 targets in 47 video games.
Neuer was additionally distinctive within the Champions League, denying Paris St Germain with some nice goalkeeping within the last.
De Bruyne equalled Thierry Henry’s Premier League assists file and was in breathtaking kind for the Blues all through the season.
Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk gained the award final yr, with Actual Madrid star Luka Modric taking it the yr earlier than – earlier than that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have gained it thrice every, with Andres Iniesta and Franck Ribery the one different gamers to in it.
Lucy Bronze, who returned to Metropolis from Lyon in the summertime switch window, is on the short-list for the ladies’s award.