Winners are decided by a jury, which comprises the 32 coaches of the teams that competed in the 2020-21 Champions League group stage and 55 journalists from UEFA’s 55 member associations.
Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own players.
You can see all the nominees below.
UEFA Men’s Player of the Year nominees
Kevin De Bruyne
The three men’s Player of the Year nominees come from the Premier League, with Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne competing with Chelsea duo Jorginho and N’Golo Kante.
Jorginho is considered a frontrunner for the award having helped Chelsea to Champions League glory while also clinching Euro 2020 with Italy.
UEFA Women’s Player of the Year nominees
All three of the nominees for the women’s Player of the Year award are drawn from Barcelona, who won the Women’s Champions League, the Superliga Femenina and the Copa de la Reina.
UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year nominees
PSG / Chelsea
Italy coach Roberto Mancini figures in the top three after guiding the Azzurri to European Championship success, while Thomas Tuchel’s maiden Chelsea campaign, in which he won the Champions League, earned him a nomination. Pep Guardiola is the final nominee after steering Man City to the Premier League title.
UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year nominees
Luis Cortes’ trophy-laden season with Barcelona sees him in the nominees, with Sweden coach Peter Gerhardsson and Chelsea boss Emma Hayes completing the line up.
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