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FIFA FIFPro World 11 Initial Shortlist Revealed

Premier League clubs boast the most players on the 55-man shortlist for the FIFA FIFPro World 11 for the first time in a decade.

La Liga, with 20 representatives, has been displaced after nine successive years as the best represented competition, with clubs in England’s top flight contributing 21 nominees.

Manchester City lead the Premier League with eight players in contention for a spot, including five first-time nominees: Ederson, Raheem Sterling, Aymeric Laporte, Bernardo Silva and Joao Cancelo.

Full FIFA FIFPro World 11 shortlist:

Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), David De Gea (Manchester United), Ederson (Manchester City), Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid), Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona)

Defenders: Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Dani Alves (Paris Saint-Germain/Sao Paulo), Joao Cancelo (Juventus/Manchester City), Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Matthijs de Ligt (Ajax/Juventus), Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid/Inter), Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich), Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli), Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Gerard Pique (Barcelona), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), Andrew Robertson (Liverpool), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain), Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool), Raphael Varane (Real Madrid), Kyle Walker (Manchester City)

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Casemiro (Real Madrid), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Frenkie de Jong (Ajax/Barcelona), Christian Eriksen (Tottenham), Eden Hazard (Chelsea/Real Madrid), N’Golo Kante (Chelsea), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Arthur (Barcelona), Luka Modric (Real Madrid), Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), Dusan Tadic (Ajax), Arturo Vidal (Barcelona)

Forwards: Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Antoine Griez

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