Spurs trio shortlisted for 2019 FIFPro World XI

Spurs trio shortlisted for 2019 FIFPro World XI

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Heung Min Son, Christian Eriksen and Harry Kane have all been shortlisted for the 2019 FIFPro World XI.

The Tottenham attacking-trio join a 21-man strong Premier League contingent, the most representatives the English division have had since 2009.

Eriksen and Son make their FIFPro debuts, whilst Kane, who is was also nominated for the Best FIFA Men’s Player – although he didn’t make the top-three – makes his third consecutive appearance in the World XI nominations.

Despite missing a chunk of games with a two separate ankle injuries, the England captain still managed to bag 24 goals in all competitions, including five in the Champions League.

As for Eriksen, he had a mixed campaign, but still managed to have a hand in more than 30 goals for club and country, whilst Son enjoyed possibly his most productive season yet as a Tottenham player, with his standout highlight coming in the last-eight tie against Manchester City back in April when he scored three of Spurs’ four goals across the two legs.

The 11 players with the most votes will earn a place in the team and results will be announced in at the Best Football Awards night in Milan on 23 September.

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