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Four Real Madrid players on UEFA Best Player in Europe shortlist {) | July 18, 2016

Gareth Bale, Toni Kroos, Pepe, and Cristiano Ronaldo have all made the 10-man shortlist for UEFA’s Best Player in Europe award. 

Although he did not make the shortlist, Luka Modrić (16th) was also included in the initial poll.

The three finalists will be named on August 5 based off of votes received from journalists in UEFA’s 55 member associations. The winner will be announced at the UCL group stage draw in Monaco on August 25.

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Montreal: Day 2 | July 18, 2016
Day 1

Training
– Navas split from group to do individual work (still recovering from Achilles surgery)
– Session lasted almost 2 hours
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Next: Tuesday at 4pm CEST; first 20 minutes open to press

Press conference {1} {2}
– Said it’s hard to improve the squad he has but of course he likes Pogba [Marca]
– Glad to have Morata back as he’s 1 more player on the team; depth important
– Can’t say James will be a starter; as coach it’s his job to put out most competitive team
– Implied Jesé could benefit from leaving to get more minutes but he does want him [Marca]

Player return dates
– Morata, Vázquez, Díaz: Jul 20
– James, Modrić, Ramos: Jul 26
– Bale, Kroos, Pepe, Ronaldo: not taking part in tour

Miscellaneous
Pintus debuts as fitness coach; Requena no longer on website [Marca]
Mallo (fitness coach) included on website; has been with RM since 2013
Ronaldo injury update: to miss first 2 Liga matches; mid-Sep return
– Asensio provisionally given no. 28 jersey
Four players on shortlist for Best Player in Europe award
– Morata wants role clarification [Marca]
– Bale in new advert {}