David De Gea Virgil van Dijk among contenders in FIFPro World XI

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Liverpool, having made it to last seasons Champions League final, have four players nominated, with Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Virgil van Dijk and the "world's best centre-back" Dejan Lovren all making the shortlist. Virgil van Dijk, the most expensive defender in history at £75 million, is among the top defenders while Pogba, Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and N'Golo Kante are in the running as part of the midfielders category. All three now share the record among defenders. This time around, there was no place for Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez also missed the cut.

Chelsea's star men Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante have been named as one of the top 15 midfielders in world football.

None of the current Arsenal squad have been selected in this years shortlist with Mesut Ozil dropping out.

Gonzalo Higuain, who scored 23 times for Juventus last season in all competitions, is also not included, but Mario Mandzukic returns after a five-year absence. He is joined by Liverpool teammate Dejan Lovren and Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos - who lifted Real's third successive Champions League trophy, at the expense of Liverpool - as well as Madrid teammate Marcelo. Both he and Gianluigi Buffon have been on each list of 55 since its inception in 2004/05.

Mohamed Salah was nominated to the final list after presenting spectacular performance on both club and worldwide level last season with Liverpool and the Egyptian national team.

Barcelona are kings in Spain, Madrid in Europe, over the last few years, and the two clubs are doing battle again in the FIFPro awards.

No Liverpool players has been included in the final eleven since. Midfielder Marco Veratti has dropped out.

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