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Positional award nominees for the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League

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Liverpool dominates the positional award shortlists for the 2018/19 Champions League season, after winning the tournament with a 2-0 final victory over Tottenham Hotspur.

UEFA have revealed the nominees for the positional awards, with five of their players making the cut.

  • Goalkeepers: Alisson Becker (Liverpool), Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Marc-André ter Stegen (Barcelona)
  • Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax, now Juventus), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
  • Midfielders: Frenkie de Jong (Ajax, now Barcelona), Christian Eriksen (Tottenham), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)
  • Forwards: Sadio Mané (Liverpool), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)

There are three nominees per position, with the winners to be announced during the 2019/20 group stage draw in Monaco, Thursday 29 August.

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