In recent days it has become official the list of the 30 nominees to win the 2021 edition of the Golden Ball. Five of them play in the Spanish LaLiga, but there could be more soon.
The list of candidates to win one of the greatest individual awards that exist in the world of football never leaves anyone indifferent. This year it was not going to be less. As always, there are several names considered as ‘surprise’, as is the case of Simon Kjaer, and others that, despite deserving it for their sporting performance, it is striking to see them there, as is the case of Pedri or Gerard Moreno.
The two nominees for the Ballon d’Or that Real Madrid wants to sign
-Gerard Moreno: In an inexplicable way, the player raised in the lower categories of Espanyol and Villarreal has not defended the elastic of some more renowned European club. At 29 years old, Gerard Moreno keep playing for him Villarreal and, in addition, with a long-term contract (2027). Perhaps it is the ideal moment to change of scene. Gerard Moreno He is in the prime of his career and several clubs ask about him, including the Real Madrid.
-Riyad Mahrez: The Algerian attacker, owned by Manchester City, would be Florentino Pérez’s new wish for him Real Madrid. Mahrez He has chained several very good seasons in the Premier League and, this last one he has started like a shot. Key piece in Guardiola’s scheme, the Real Madrid it wants the Algerian in its ranks.