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SHORTLIST | GFFN French Player of the Year 2021

With France Football’s deliberations for the 2021 Ballon d’Or now closed, here at GFFN voting for our inaugural French Player of the Year award is in full swing. Writers from across the Get Football team will be voting based on a short list of 30 French players (see below) currently playing across Europe, with the results to be revealed later next month. Who should win GFFN’s French Player of the Year 2021?

The Candidates:

Benjamin André (Lille)
Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco)
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
Jonathan Clauss (Lens)
Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich)

Moussa Diaby (Bayer Leverkusen)
Lucas Digne (Everton)
Odsonne Édouard (Crystal Palace)
Nabil Fekir (Real Betis)
Amine Gouiri (OGC Nice)

Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid)
Mattéo Guendouzi (Marseille)
Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich)
Theo Hernandez (AC Milan)
N’Golo Kanté (Chelsea)

Jules Koundé (Sevilla)
Gaëtan Laborde (Rennes)
Maxence Lacroix (Wolfsburg)
Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur)
Mike Maignan (AC Milan)

Kylian Mbappé (PSG)
Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig)
Dimitri Payet (Marseille)
Paul Pogba (Manchester United)
Téji Savanier (Montpellier)

Aurélien Tchouaméni (Monaco)
Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach)
Dayot Upamecano (Bayern Munich)
Raphaël Varane (Manchester United)
Jordan Veretout (Roma)

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