Tuesday 09 July 2013
Tottenham Hotspur forward Gareth Bale and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie could win the 2012/13 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award.
Bale and Van Persie are two of ten players who have been put on a shortlist for the award, after having great seasons in the Barclays Premier League.
Bale scored 21 goals as Tottenham finished fifth in the league.
Van Persie helped Manchester United win the title. He was also the top scorer in the Premier League with 26 goals.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo are also on the shortlist. The winner will be revealed in August.
2012/13 UEFA Best Player In Europe Shortlist
Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain)
Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund)
Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)
Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich)
Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich)
Bastian Schweinsteiger (Bayern Munich)
Robin van Persie (Manchester United)