Conor Clancy Date: 26th August 2021 at 7:35pm
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Italy midfielder has been named UEFA’s Men’s Player of the Year for the 2020/21 season, after helping Italy win Euro 2020.

The ex- midfielder had previously won the with Chelsea, and has since gone on to win the European Super Cup as Chelsea beat Villareal in Belfast earlier in August.

“Chelsea and Italy midfielder has been named 2021/21 Men’s Player of the Year,” read a UEFA statement on Thursday.

The 29-year-old, who last season became only the tenth player to win a and a EURO in the same year, beat off competition from midfielder and Chelsea team-mate N’Golo Kanté. The award was announced during the 2021/22 group stage draw in Istanbul.”