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L’Équipe’s team of 2021 includes seven Premier League players

As reported by L’Équipe, the sports daily’s team of the year for 2021 – voted for by their journalists – includes seven Premier League players and only three survivors from the 2020 team.

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City and Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold are the only three to make both 2021 and 2020 sides.

Set out in a 4-4-2 with De Bruyne and Liverpool’s Mohammed Salah in the wide midfield positions, Portuguese centre-back Rúben Dias from Manchester City and Chelsea trio Jorginho, N’Golo Kanté plus goalkeeper Edouard Mendy complete the Premier League’s seven representatives. 

PSG captain and defender Marquinhos is the only Ligue 1 player to be included with Frenchman Theo Hernandez at right-back and Karim Benzema of Real Madrid completing the eleven.

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