Three Barcelona gamers have been nominated for UEFA’s Women Player of the Year award.
The Spanish aspect had been the dominant power in Europe final season, profitable their first Champions League title.
In reality, a quantity of their squad might have been nominated for this honour, however in the finish, it’s forwards Like Martens and Jenni Hermoso in addition to midfielder Alexia Putellas who emerged high of the voting.
The three completed forward of Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema in fourth, and fellow Barca gamers Aitaina Bonmatí and Caroline Graham Hansen.
Chelsea duo Sam Kerr and Fran Kirby completed joint seventh, whereas fellow teammate and final yr’s winner Pernille Harder completed ninth.
Here’s all it’s essential to find out about this season’s nominees:
Putellas led from the entrance final season, captaining Barcelona to Champions League glory –– scoring one and helping one other in the ultimate.
In complete, the playmaker notched 25 objectives and registered 12 assists in all competitions. Renowned for her engine and marauding runs ahead, Putellas was an integral member of the Barca aspect all yr.
Still simply 27 years outdated, she has performed greater than 250 instances for the Catalonian aspect, in addition to 87 instances for her nation.
Hermoso was a scoring machine in all competitions final marketing campaign –– registering 37 objectives and 14 assists.
The 31-year-old completed as the high scorer in the Champions League with six, whereas she additionally secured the Spanish league’s golden boot for the fifth time in six seasons after bagging a ultimate day hattrick.
Having performed 84 instances for Spain, Hermoso has netted extra objectives for her nation than some other participant, with 42.
Martens is aiming to change into solely the second participant to win this award twice after Harder did so final yr.
The Dutch winger scored each objectives in the 2-1 semi-final win over PSG and was excellent in the ultimate, although she solely had an help to indicate for it.
With 20 objectives and 16 assists in all competitions, the 28-year-old loved one other advantageous marketing campaign.
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