Mane, Lloris & Aguero among first names on Ballon d’Or shortlist

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By Shamoon Hafez

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  1. Ballon d’Or nominees – second batch

    The next batch of players up for the Ballon d’Or award are:

    • Kylian Mbappe (PSG/France)
    • Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool/England)
    • Donny van de Beek (Ajax/Netherlands)
    • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal/Gabon)
    • Marc-Andre Ter Stegen (Barcelona/Germany)
  2. Post update

    The next batch of players is in…

  3. Post update

    My sources tell me Neymar, Mohamed Salah and Ashley Young are all in the running for the 2019 Fallon d’Floor award.

  4. Post update

    Hugo Lloris named as one of the 30 best players in the world.

    Right.

  5. Ballon d’Or nominees

    So, France Football are releasing the names of the Ballon d’Or nominees in batches over the next hour. The final 10 will be revealed from 20:05 BST.

    The first names out are:

    • Sadio Mane (Liverpool/Senegal)
    • Sergio Aguero (Manchester City/Argentina)
    • Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona/Netherlands)
    • Hugo Lloris (Tottenham/France)
    • Dusan Tadic (Ajax/Serbia)
  6. Tonight’s action…

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    Jurgen Klopp wanted meat on the menu but got fish, today we have a football buffet lined up for you…

    Aside from the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Arsenal, we will also bring you the list of Ballon d’Or nominations and the FA Cup first round draw.

    So grab your plates and form an orderly queue, let’s get stuck in.

  7. They’ve got previous…

    Sheffield United v Arsenal (20:00 BST)

    There was THAT Marc Overmars goal which led to an FA Cup replay in 1999…

    Sheffield United fans

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    One of English football’s greatest saves was made in this fixture by David Seaman in April 2003…

    David Seaman

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    And talking of goalkeepers, defender Phil Jagielka ended up in nets in 2006.

    Phil Jagielka

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    What craziness will the two sides conjure up at Bramall Lane this evening?

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