This month's selections as chosen by our partners in ESM.

ESM XI

Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich, 8 votes)

Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea, 6 votes)

Pepe (Real Madrid, 6 votes)

Thiago Silva (PSG, 5 votes)

Dani Alves (Barcelona, 4 votes)

Luka Modric (Real Madrid, 7 votes)

Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich, 7 votes)

Eden Hazard (Chelsea, 7 votes)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG, 12 votes)

Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool, 9 votes)

Lionel Messi (Barcelona, 3 votes)

 

How everyone voted

World Soccer (England)

1 Fraser Forster (Celtic)

2 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)

3 Kostas Manolas (Olympiakos)

4 Pepe (Real Madrid)

5 Maxwell (PSG)

6 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

7 Leandro (Olympiakos)

8 Toni Kroos (Bayern Munich)

9 Carlos Tevez (Juventus)

10 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

11 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

 

Fanatik (Turkey)

1 Thibaut Courtois (Atletico Madrid)

2 Dani Alves (Barcelona)

3 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

4 Dante (Bayern Munich)

5 Aleksandar Kolarov (Manchester City)

6 Xavi (Barcelona)

7 Ramires (Chelsea)

8 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

9 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

10 Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid)

11 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

 

Tips Bladet (Denmark)

1 Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

2 Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

3 Gary Cahill (Chelsea)

4 Thiago Silva (PSG)

5 David Alaba (Bayern Munich)

6 Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)

7 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)

8 Toni Kroos (Bayern Munich)

9 Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)

10 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

11 Mario Mandzukic (Bayern Munich)

 

Marca (Spain)

1 Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

2 Rafinha (Bayern Munich)

3 Pepe (Real Madrid)

4 Thiago Silva (PSG)

5 Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)

6 Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

7 Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich)

8 Arturo Vidal (Juventus)

9 Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)

10 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

11 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

 

Sport/Voetbalmagazine (Belgium)

1 Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

2 Thiago Silva (PSG)

3 Vincent Kompany (Manchester City)

4 Mehdi Benatia (Roma)

5 Dante (Bayern Munich)

6 Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

7 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)

8 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

9 Rahim Sterling (Liverpool)

10 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

11 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

 

ELF Voetbal (Netherlands)

1 Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

2 Dani Alves (Barcelona)

3 Martin Skrtel (Liverpool)

4 Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid)

5 Maxwell (PSG)

6 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)

7 Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)

8 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

9 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

10 Jese (Real Madrid)

11 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

 

Frankfurter Allgemeine (Germany)

1 Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

2 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)

3 Dani Alves (Barcelona)

4 Kostas Manolas (Olympiakos)

5 Pepe (Real Madrid)

6 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

7 Toni Kroos (Bayern Munich)

8 Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)

9 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)

10 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

11 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

 

Kicker (Germany)

1 Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

2 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)

3 Mehdi Beantia (Roma)

4 Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid)

5 Maxwell (PSG)

6 Luca Modric (Real Madrid)

7 Arturo Vidal (Juventus )

8 Blaise Matuidi (PSG)

9 Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)

10 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

11 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

 

A Bola (Portugal)

1 Manuel Neuer (Bayern)

2 Dani Alves (Barcelona)

3 Luisao (Benfica)

4 Martin Skrtel (Liverpool)

5 David Alaba (Bayern)

6 Andrea Pirlo (Juventus)

7 Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

8 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

9 Luis Suarez (Liverpool)

10 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

11 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

 

Sport-Express (Russia)

1 Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich)

2 Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

3 Jerome Boateng (Bayern Munich)

4 Thiago SIlva (PSG)

5 Pepe (Real Madrid)

6 Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

7 Toni Kroos (Bayern Munich)

8 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

9 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

10 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

11 Jese (Real Madrid)

 

De Telegraaf (Netherlands)

1 Salvatore Sirigu (PSG)

2 Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus)

3 Philipp Lahm (Bayern Munich)

4 Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

5 Marcelo (Real Madrid)

6 Paul Pogba (Juventus)

7 Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)

8 Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)

9 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

10 Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund)

11 Carlos Tevez (Juventus)

 

So Foot (France)

1 Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)

2 Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

3 Miranda (Atletico Madrid)

4 Thiago Silva (PSG)

5 Layvin Kurzawa (Monaco)

6 Paul Pogba (Juventus)

7 Marco Verratti (PSG)

8 Arturo Vidal (Juventus)

9 Antoine Griezmann (Real Sociedad)

10 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

11 Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid)

 

Nemzeti (Hungary)

1 Morgan De Sanctis (Roma)

2 Rafinha (Bayern Munich)

3 Pepe (Real Madrid)

4 Martin Skrtel (Liverpool)

5 Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

6 Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

7 Toni Kroos (Bayern Munich)

8 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

9 Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

10 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

11 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (PSG)

 

ESM XI February 2014 – how they would line up:

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