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04.12.2009 18:15

Barça have 11 candidates in UEFA team vote


FC Barcelona have no less than eleven players named as candidates for uefa.com’s Team of the year 2009.

The Blaugrana have Valdés, Alves, Puyol, Piqué, Txigrinski, Abidal, Touré, Xavi, Iniesta, Messi and Ibrahimovic up for nomination by the readers of the website. The team will be named on January 8, 2010.

Below are all the candidates:

Goalkeepers: Valdés (FC Barcelona), Van der Sar (Manchester United), Casillas (R. Madrid), Neuer (Schalke 04), Julio César (Inter)

Right-backs: Alves (FC Barcelona), Maicon (Inter), Srna (Shakhtar), Zanetti (Inter), Lahm (Bayern)

Centre backs (two will be chosen): Piqué (FC Barcelona), Puyol (FC Barcelona), Chygrynskiy (FC Barcelona), Terry (Chelsea), Vidic (Manchester United), Ferdinand (Manchester United), Chiellini (Juventus), Vermaelen (Arsenal), Mertesacker (W. Bremen), Bruno Alves (Porto)

Left-backs: Abidal (FC Barcelona), Evra (Manchester United), Schäfer (Wolfsburg), Cole (Chelsea), Cissokho (Olympique Lyonnais)

Right midfielders: C. Ronaldo (R. Madrid), Stankovic (Inter), Navas (Sevilla), Krasic (CSKA Moscow), Hamsik (Napoli)

Central midfielders: Xavi (FC Barcelona), Yaya Touré (FC Barcelona), Xabi Alonso (R. Madrid), Semak (Rubin Kazan), Lampard (Chelsea)

Attacking midfielders: Gerrard (Liverpool), Kaká (R. Madrid), Gourcuff (Bordeaux), Diego (Juventus), Misimovic (Wolfsburg)

Left midfielders: Iniesta (FC Barcelona), Giggs (Manchester United), Arshavin (Arsenal), Ribéry (Bayern Munich), Özil (W. Bremen)

Striker (Two will be chosen): Messi (FC Barcelona), Ibrahimovic (FC Barcelona), Eto’o (Inter), Dzeko (Wolfsburg), Grafite (Wolfsburg), Torres (Liverpool), Rooney (Manchester United), Villa (Valencia), Forlán (Atlético de Madrid), Berg (Hamburg)

Coaches/managers: Guardiola (FC Barcelona), Lucescu (Shakhtar), Ferguson (Manchester United), Blanc (Bordeaux), Hrubesch (Germany Under-21’s)
Barça have 11 candidates in UEFA team vote
Eto’o named
Samuel Eto’o is also a candidate after his tremendous season with FC Barcelona last term and his encouraging start with Inter this term.

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