Seven Villarreal players are on the UEFA Europa League squad of the season chosen by the UEFA Technical Observers.
Argentine goalkeepers Gerónimo Rulli, who scored the last penalty and stopped David de Gea’s shot to give the crown to the Spanish team, defenders Alfonso Pedraza, Pau Torres and Raúl Albiol, midfielders Dani Parejo and Etienne Capoue and attacker Gerard Moreno They are the ones listed in the 23-component template.
While the Uruguayan Edinson Cavani is one of the three players chosen by the runner-up, Manchester United.
The technical observers in charge of choosing this group of best players in the Europa League were Packie Bonner, Boštjan Cesar, Savvas Constantinou, Cosmin Contra, Dušan Fitzel, Frans Hoek, Hans Leitert, Jarmo Matikainen, Ginés Meléndez, John Peacock and Ghenadie Scurtul.
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– ARQUEROS: Dominik Livaković (Dinamo Zagreb), Pau López (Roma), Gerónimo Rulli (Villarreal).
– DEFENDERS: Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Manchester United), Gianluca Mancini, Leonardo Spinzzola (Rome), Alfonso Pedraza, Pau Torres, Raúl Albiol (Villarreal).
– MIDFIELDERS: Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba, Scott McTominay (Manchester United), Daniel Parejo, Etienne Capoue (Villarreal), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Mislav Oršić (Dinamo Zagreb), Lukáš Provod (Slavia Prague)
– FRONT: Gerard Moreno (Villarreal), Edinson Cavani (Manchester United), Duš an Tadiċ (Ajax), Edin Dž eko (Roma) and Nicolas Pépé (Arsenal).