ONLY one Chelsea player has been named in the CIES Weekly Post Football Observatory’s Team of the Year for 2021.
Edouard Mendy is the only representative in the XI for Thomas Tuchelof men.
Goalkeepers guide Chelsea broke into the top four, and featured in the Blues’ European campaign, which helped them win the Champions League.
The Senegal international, signed from Rennes in 2020, was nominated for the Best Goalkeeper award at the Fifa Best Awards, losing out to Paris Saint-Germain and Italian star Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Mason Mount should have entered the discussion to form the team, but he ended up missing out on Bernardo Silva.
Man City stars like Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo, Aymeric Laporte and Rodri join Silva in Prem Team of the Year.
Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota are five players in Jurgen Klopp’s squad.
Famous stars like Kevin de Bruyne, Virgil van Dijk and N’Golo Kante were left out after struggling with injuries.
Man City and England’s best player, John Stones, was also unlucky to miss after starting in the center of defence alongside Dias.
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw will also find it difficult after helping United to second place.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/17120765/edouard-mendy-chelsea-premier-league-team-of-the-year/ Only ONE Chelsea player has been named in the Premier League Team of the Year as Liverpool and Man City dominate the all-star squad