Paris St Germain’s Kylian Mbappe, Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland and Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowksi have made Uefa’s shortlist for the best men’s forward in the Champions League last season.
Champions Chelsea, who won the trophy by beating Manchester City in the final, dominated the shortlists in other positions with a total of five players.
Cesar Azpilicueta and Antonio Rudiger joined City’s Ruben Dias as contenders for the best defender award. Jorginho and N’Golo Kante were shortlisted for the best midfielder award along with City’s Kevin De Bruyne.
Real Madrid’s Thibaut Courtois, City’s Ederson and Chelsea’s Edouard Mendy were in line to win the prize for best goalkeeper.
The winners will be announced on August 26 during the 2021-22 Champions League group stage draw which takes place in Istanbul.