UEFA has released the nominees for the 2016/2017 best players in the Champions League.
New PSG signing, Neymar is missing on the list which is expectantly dominated by Champions Real Madrid.
The awards will be given at the ceremony for the UEFA Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year prizes on August 15.
Shortlisted Players For Champions League Positional Awards
Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid).
Defender: Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus, now AC Milan), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid).
Midfielder: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Luka Modric (Real Madrid).
Forward: Paulo Dybala (Juventus), Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid).