Chelsea celebrity Edouard Mendy has been named FIFA’s easiest goalkeeper of 2021.
The Senegalese beat Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer and PSG ace Gianluigi Donnarumma to the award.
He performed a an important function in serving to the Blues to the Champions League name closing season, preserving 9 blank sheets in 12 video games and conceding simplest three times.
The 29-year-old additionally changed into the primary African goalkeeper in Champions League historical past to win the contest.
Signed for simplest £22 million from Ligue 1 facet Rennes in 2020, Mendy has firmly established himself in Chelsea’s XI from the get-go.
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His talismanic performances have proved to be palliative to all in their goalkeeping woes, with Mendy placing up confident shows between the sticks.
He is these days away on the African Cup of Countries in Cameroon with Senegal.
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