Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Thomas Muller, Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann are some of the notable names featured in the 10-man 2015/16 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award Shortlist

The three finalists will be named on 5 August.The jury will then cast their votes for the outright winner, which will be announced during the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Monaco on 25 August. The award was won last year by Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.

Gareth Bale (Real Madrid & Wales)

Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus & Italy) 

Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid & France)

Toni Kroos (Real Madrid & Germany)

Lionel Messi (Barcelona & Argentina)

Thomas Müller (Bayern München & Germany)

Manuel Neuer (Bayern München & Germany)

Pepe (Real Madrid & Portugal)

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid & Portugal)

Luis Suárez (Barcelona & Uruguay)