With the football season having ended across Europe, talk naturally turns to deciding who were the most impressive players on the continent during the course of the campaign. But could you make up a respectable team out of the various players of the year awards that have been handed out? We've had a go at putting together a team and, although we've had to be a bit creative in some positions, this side would surely be among the elite. As top European clubs like Chelsea and Juventus have dominated their respective leagues by using a 3-4-3 formation this season, that's what we'll be using for our team as well. Let's take a look at the players we've gone for. A number of these names will definitely be in the running next season as top goal scorer in their respective leagues and to take an early punt you can get £70 when you deposit £10 at Sky Bet for next season’s early betting markets. Petr Cech - Arsenal Goalkeepers tend to be kept out of the spotlight by attackers when the time comes to hand out individual awards at the end of the season. But Arsenal stopper Petr Cech - whose side won the FA Cup for the third time in the last four seasons - has at least got another trophy to put up on his mantelpiece at home. (more…)
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