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There's Only One Premier League Player In The Champions League Team Of The Season So Far

There's Only One Premier League Player In The Champions League Team Of The Season So Far

Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski have both been named in the Champions League Team of the Season so far with just one Premier League star making the cut.

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The Bayern Munich striker is statistically the best player in this season's Champions League campaign with a superb rating of 9.20 ahead of Lionel Messi who boasts an impressive rating of 8.49.

Lewandowski leads the line up front alongside Tottenham's Harry Kane, who is the sole representative from England's top flight.

Image: PA
Image: PA

The likes of Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane, Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez have been snubbed of a place in the Champions League Team of the Season.

Meanwhile, RB Leipzig's sought after defender Dayot Upamecano, Spain international Thiago and Real Madrid's Toni Kroos, to name a few - also earned a spot in the XI.

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Image: PA
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So, without any further ado, here's the Champions League Team of the Season so far based on stats via WhoScored.

Champions League Team of the Season:

Keylor Navas (Paris Saint-Germain) - 7.24

Juan Cuadrado (Juventus) - 7.39

Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) - 7.43

Dayot Upamecano (RB Leipzig) - 7.30

Nicolás Tagliafico (Ajax) - 7.57

Thiago (Bayern Munich) - 8.00

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) - 8.09

Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich) - 7.85

Lionel Messi (Barcelona) - 8.49

Harry Kane (Tottenham) - 8.08

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) - 9.20

Image: WhoScored
Image: WhoScored

Of course, the Champions League has come to a standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak.

And UEFA have extended the postponement of the final with work now being undertaken to try to work out a formula that would allow the competition to reach a conclusion.

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Football, Premier League, Champions League, Harry Kane

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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