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Each month we collate the votes from our colleagues in European Sports Media to determine the Team of the Month. Here’s the ESM XI for December 2020.

ESM XI

SEASON RANKINGS
Cumulative votes through the season

GOALKEEPERS 

Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid) 14
Edouard Mendy (Chelsea) 5
Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan) 4
David De Gea (Manchester United) 2
Ederson (Manchester City) 2
Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich) 2
Thibaut Courtois (Real Madrid) 2
Andrea Consigli (Sassuolo) 1
Alex Remiro (Real Sociedad) 1
Koen Casteels (Wolfsburg) 1
David Marshall (Derby County) 1
Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur) 1
Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus) 1
Antonio Adan (Sporting) 1
Alisson (Liverpool) 1

DEFENDERS

Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid) 14
Angelino (RB Leipzig) 10
Theo Hernandez (Milan) 9
Mario Hermoso (Atletico Madrid) 7
Andy Robertson (Liverpool) 6
Achraf Hakimi (Internazionale) 5
Jose Gimenez (Atletico Madrid) 5
Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund) 5
Benjamin Pavard (Bayern Munich) 5
Stefan Savic (Atletico Madrid) 5
Dayot Upamecano (RB Leipzig) 4
David Alaba (Bayern Munich) 4
Ben Chilwell (Chelsea) 4
Juan Cuadrado (Juventus) 4
Simon Kjaer (Milan) 4
Kieran Trippier (Atletico Madrid) 4
Kurt Zouma (Chelsea) 4
Thiago Silva (Chelsea) 3
Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) 2
Joao Cancelo (Manchester City) 2
Dani Carvajal (Real Madrid) 2
Danilo (Juventus) 2
Ruben Dias (Manchester City) 2
Jose Fonte (Lille) 2
Reece James (Chelsea) 2
Thomas Meunier (Borussia Dortmund) 2
Sergio Reguilon (Tottenham Hotspur) 2
Alessio Romagnoli (Milan) 2
John Stones (Manchester City) 2
Lucas Vazquez (Real Madrid) 2
Francesco Acerbi (Lazio) 1
Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur) 1
Jordan Amavi (Marseille) 1
Dedryck Boyata (Hertha Berlin) 1
Cala (Cadiz) 1
Davide Calabria (Milan) 1
Sebastian Coates (Sporting) 1
Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur) 1
Dodo (Shakhtar Donetsk) 1
Jean-Kevin Duverne (Brest) 1
Fabinho (Liverpool) 1
Faitout Maouassa (Rennes) 1
Felipe (Atletico Madrid) 1
Nicolas Gavory (Standard Liege) 1
Vincenzo Grifo (Freiburg) 1
Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund) 1
Lucas Hernandez (Bayern Munich) 1
Michael Keane (Everton) 1
Joules Kounde (Sevilla) 1
Harry Maguire (Manchester United) 1
Chancel Mbemba (Porto) 1
Willi Orban (RB Leipzig) 1
Pepe (Porto) 1
Zaidu Sanusi (Porto) 1
Niklas Sule (Bayern Munich) 1
Pau Torres (Villarreal) 1
Raphael Varane (Real Madrid) 1
Kyle Walker (Manchester City) 1

MIDFIELDERS 

Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) 18
Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur) 14
Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) 9
Joshua Kimmich (Bayern Munich) 8
Mikel Oyarzabal (Real Sociedad) 6
Diogo Jota (Liverpool) 5
Luka Modric (Real Madrid) 5
Casemiro (Real Madrid) 4
Mikel Merino (Real Sociedad) 4
Hakan Calhanoglu (Milan) 3
Franck Kessie (Milan) 3
Houssem Aouar (Lyon) 2
Toko Ekambi (Lyon) 2
Lars Stindl (Borussia Monchengladbach) 2
Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City) 2
Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) 2
Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich) 2
Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich) 2
Leon Goretzka (Bayern Munich) 2
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (Tottenham Hotspur) 2
Max Kruse (Union Berlin) 2
James Rodriguez (Everton) 2
David Silva (Real Sociedad) 2
Angel Di Maria (Paris Saint-Germain) 1
Benjamin Andre (Lille) 1
James Maddison (Leicester City) 1
Leon Bailey (Bayer Leverkusen) 1
Jonathan Bamba (Lille) 1
Ismael Bennacer (Milan) 1
Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo) 1
Phil Foden (Manchester City) 1
Papu Gomez (Atalanta) 1
Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) 1
N’Golo Kante (Chelsea) 1
Davy Klaassen (Ajax) 1
Koke (Atletico Madrid) 1
Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo) 1
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio) 1
Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig) 1
Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City) 1
Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Roma) 1
Mason Mount (Chelsea) 1
Leandro Paredes (Paris Saint-Germain) 1
Yusuf Yazici (Lille) 1

FORWARDS

Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) 30
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Milan) 14
Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund) 11
Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid) 7
Romelu Lukaku (Internazionale) 7
Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) 6
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) 6
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) 5
Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) 3
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 3
Marcus Rashford (Manchester United) 2
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 2
Ciro Immobile (Lazio) 2
Jamie Vardy (Leicester City) 2
Burak Yilmaz (Lille) 2
Pote (Sporting) 1
Iago Aspas (Celta Vigo) 1
Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) 1
Olivier Giroud (Chelsea) 1
Sadio Mane (Liverpool) 1
Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton) 1
Alvaro Morata (Juventus) 1
Kevin Volland (Monaco) 1
Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) 1

ESM MEMBERS: A Bola (Portugal), Fanatik (Turkey), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Germany), La Gazzetta dello Sport (Italy), Kicker (Germany), Marca (Spain), Nemzeti Sport (Hungary), Sport-Express (Russia), Sport/Foot (Belgium), De Telegraaf (Netherlands), TIPS Bladet (Denmark), ElfVoetbal (Netherlands), World Soccer (England).

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