Football: Jorginho and Mancini candidates for the 2020-’21 Uefa award

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– ROME, AUGUST 19 – Jorginho, midfielder of the Italy champion of Europe, and Roberto Mancini, coach of the Azzurri, are among the candidates for the Uefa award, respectively as footballer and coach of the year 2020-2021. The winners will be announced during the 2021-’22 Champions League group stage draw, scheduled for Thursday 26 August in Istanbul.

The three most voted by a jury of 55 journalists all play in the Premier League: Kevin De Bruyne (Belgium-Manchester City), Jorginho (Italy-Chelsea) and N’Golo Kanté (France-Chelsea).

Josep Guardiola (Manchester City), Roberto Mancini (Italy) and Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea) are the finalists for the Uefa Men’s Coach of the Year award, voted by the 24 colleagues participating in Euro 2020, plus 80 on the benches of the teams involved in the European cups. In the top ten of the technicians also Antonio Conte (winner of the Scudetto with Inter last season), in sixth place. (HANDLE).