Ballon D’or Goalkeeper Award – Senegalese Chelsea goalkeeper, Eduardy Mendy is in contention to land best goalkeeper honors.
The Senegalese is nominated among several goalkeepers for the best honor in that department. The Yachine award is an individual award given to the best goalkeeper in Europe. The Yachine award is usually given during the Ballon D’ór gala.
There are many goalkeeper jostling for the awards, these goalkeeper are thought to be the best in the last season of soccer across Europe. A list of them is jostling for the honor and Chelsea goalkeeper is among the selected few.
Ballon D’or Goalkeeper Award – Mendy’s Arrival At Chelsea
The Senegalese arrived fron Rennes and had made quick impact in the club. His arrival was possible due to misfiring Chelsea Goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabala. The Spaniard was signed from Athletic Bilbao three seasons ago but have failed to lived up to expectation at the Bridge.
Mendy’s arrival was all Chelsea needed to cement themselves as an elite club in Europe. The stability Mendy brought to Chelsea was quick noted as he made number of crucial saves for the blues in his first season.
Ballon D’or Goalkeeper Award – Mendy’s Credibility
Mendy’s credibility is fathom on the fact that he won the UEFA Champions League with Chelsea in his first season. His outstanding saves helped Chelsea to lift their second Eurpean Champions trophy. The pivotal saves Mendy made standing between Chelsea goal post has earned him the favourite to win the Yachine honor.
Ballon D’or Goalkeeper Award – Mendy’s Rivalry
A good umber of rivalry are also nominated for the prestigious award by the organiser. The list includes, Real Madrid Coutois, Manchester City Ederson, Buffon, Leciester City Kasper Schmeichel etc.
Ballon D’or Goalkeeper Award – Favourite To Win The Honour
The nominated players are wonderful in the goal keeping department. All did well in the department for their respective clubs last season.
However, Mendy poised as the best goalkeeper to win the honour owing to his exploit with Chelsea during last season campaign. His outstanding contributions are very important to chelsea and earned them the champions of Europe.