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Chelsea star named UCL Midfielder of the Season


Chelsea’s N’Golo Kanté has been named Midfielder of the Season for the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League.

The French international, 30, beat off competition from Jorginho and Kevin De Bruyne after a remarkable campaign that concluded with Player of the Match performances in the semi-finals and final.

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The award was presented to Kanté during the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League group stage draw ceremony in Istanbul.

The top ten
1 N’Golo Kanté (Chelsea) – 263 points
2 Kevin De Bruyne (Man. City) – 197 points
3 Jorginho (Chelsea) – 149 points
4 Ilkay Gündogan (Man. City) – 15 points
= Mason Mount (Chelsea) – 15 points
6 Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona) – 9 points
= Luka Modrić (Real Madrid) – 9 points
8 Pedri (Barcelona) – 6 points
9 Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool, now at Paris) – 5 points
= Kai Havertz (Chelsea) – 5 points

2020/21 Champions League stats
Appearances: 13
Assists: 1
Clean sheets: 9
Goals conceded: 4
Player of the Match awards (KOs): 4

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