Each month we collate the votes from our colleagues in European Sports Media to determine the team of the month.

ESM XI

Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea, 8 votes)
Djibril Sidibe (Monaco, 4 votes)
Raphael Varane (Real Madrid, 4 votes)
David Luiz (Chelsea, 4 votes)
Marcelo (Real Madrid, 4 votes)
Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig, 8 votes)
Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool, 6 votes)
Suso (Milan, 4 votes)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, 10 votes)
Edinson Cavani (PSG, 6 votes))
Edin Dzeko (Roma, 5 votes)

How everyone voted

World Soccer (England)
1 Bernd Leno (Leverkusen
2 Victor Moses (Chelsea)
3 Nicolas Pareja (Sevilla)
4 Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
5 Benjamin Mendy (Monaco)
6 Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
7 Naby Keita (Leipzig)
8 Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool)
9 Valare Germain (Monaco)
10 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
11 Edinson Cavani (PSG))

Fanatik (Turkey)
1 Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
2 Victor Moses (Chelsea)
3 David Luiz (Chelsea)
4 Mattia Caldara (Atalanta)
5 Marcelo (Real Madrid)
6 Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
7 Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool)
8 Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig)
9 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
10 Edin Dzeko (Roma)
11 Diego Costa (Chelsea)

Tips Bladet (Denmark)
1 Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
2 Djibril Sidibe (Monaco)
3 Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
4 David Luiz (Chelsea)
5 Marcelo (Real Madrid)
6 Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig)
7 Fabinho (Monaco)
8 Kevin De Bruyne (Man City)
9 Mauro Icardi (Internazionale)
10 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
11 Neymar (Barcelona)

Marca (Spain)
1 Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
2 Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea
3 Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
4 Nicolas Pareja (Sevilla)
5 Benjamin Mendy (Monaco)
6 Mateo Kovacic (Real Madrid)
7 Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig)
8 Suso (Milan)
9 Edinson Cavani (PSG)
10 Edin Dzeko (Roma)
11 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

Sport/Voetbalmagazine (Belgium)
1 Jan Oblak (Atletico)
2 Pepe (Real Madrid)
3 Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)
4 Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal)
5 Ricardo Pereira (Nice)
6 Joshua Kimmich (Bayern)
7 Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool)
8 Yannick Ferreira Carrasco (Atletico)
9 Edin Dzeko (Roma)
10 Anthony Modeste (Koln)
11 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

ELF Voetbal (Netherlands)
1 Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
2 Djibril Sidibe (Monaco)
3 Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)
4 Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
5 Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)
6 Jordan Henderson (Liverpool)
7 Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur)
8 Naby Keita (RB Leipzig)
9 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
10 Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal)
11 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund)

Frankfurter Allgemeine (Germany)
1 Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus)
2 James Milner (Liverpool)
3 Sokratis (Dortmund)
4 Virgil van Dijk (Southampton)
5 Sead Kolasinac (Schalke)
6 Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool)
7 Suso (Milan)
8 Victor Moses (Chelsea)
9 Emil Forsberg (Leipzig)
10 Edin Dzeko (Roma)
11 Edinson Cavani (Paris St-Germain)

Kicker (Germany)
1 Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
2 Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid)
3 Joel Matip (Liverpool)
4 David Luiz (Chelsea)
5 Sead Kolasinac (Schalke)
6 Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City)
7 Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig)
8 Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool)
9 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
10 Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain)
11 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

A Bola (Portugal)
1 Gianluigi Donarumma (Milan)
2 Nelson Semedo (Benfica)
3 Jemerson (Monaco)
4 Ilsanker (RB Leipzig)
5 Djibril Sidibe (Mónaco)
6 Sami Khedira (Juventus)
7 Mesut Ozil (Arsenal)
8 Phillippe Coutinho (Liverpool)
9 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
10 Edinson Cavani (PSG)
11 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

Sport-Express (Russia)
1 Keylor Navas (Real Madrid)
2 Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)
3 Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City)
4 Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal)
5 Victor Moses (Chelsea)
6 Tiemoue Bakayoko (Monaco)
7 Emil Forsberg (Leipzig)
8 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)
9 Suso (Milan)
10 Edin Dzeko (Roma)
11 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

De Telegraaf (Netherlands)
1 Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
2 Kamil Glik (AS Monaco)
3 Joel Matip (Liverpool)
4 Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus)
5 Marcelo (Real Madrid)
6 Luka Modric (Real Madrid)
7 Mohamed Salah (Roma)
8 Marcos Alonso (Chelsea)
9 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund)
10 Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)
11 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

So Foot (France)
1 Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
2 Nicola Pareja (Sevilla)
3 Martinez (Real Sociedad)
4 Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City)
5 Marcelo (Real Madrid)
6 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
7 Tiemoue Bakayoko (Monaco)
8 Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig)
9 Mauro Icardi (Inter)
10 Diego Costa (Chelsea)
11 Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

Nemzeti (Hungary)
1 Thibaut Courtois (Chelsea)
2 Thomas Meunier (PSG)
3 Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal)
4 Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City)
5 Jonas Hector (Koln)
6 Miralem Pjanic (Juventus)
7 Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City)
8 Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool)
9 Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
10 Mauro Icardi (Internazionale)
11 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

GOAL NEWS
1 Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan)
2 Djibril Sidibe (Monaco)
3 David Luiz (Chelsea)
4 Jesus Vallejo (Eintracht Frankfurt)
5 Nacho (Real Madrid)
6 Adam Lallana (Liverpool)
7 Suso (Milan)
8 Emil Forsberg (Leipzig)
9 Edin Dzeko (Roma)
10 Timo Werner (Leipzig)
11 Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain)

World Soccer is a member of European Sports Media. Each month the individual members nominate their 11 best players. The votes are collated throughout the season to produce the ESM Team of the Season.