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Why Koulibaly Is Disappointed Over Mendy's Omission In 2021 Ballon D'or Award Shortlist

Napoli and Senegalese defender Koulibaly has expressed his opinion on Edouard Mendy's Omission in 2021 Ballon D'or Shortlist.

Chelsea goal keeper Edouard Mendy is currently the best goal keeper in Europe right now. The talented Senegalese international won last season UEFA best goal keeper after an outstanding performance for Chelsea in the UCL.

Mendy joined Chelsea from Rennes for a fee of €27m during last two summer transfer window. The former Rennes goal keeper adapted to English premier league in his first season after making more the 15 clean sheets in the league.

Chelsea won last season UEFA Champions League through Mendy's brilliant performance at the post. The Senegalese international guided Chelsea to UCL victory 9 clean sheets in 12 games.

Mendy won the Golden glove award after keeping more clean sheets than Ederson and other top goal keepers.

According to reports, Mendy's International team mate Koulibaly has expressed his disapointment over Mendy's omission in the 30 man 2021 Balloon de'or award shortlist.

The Napoli defender made it known that the Chelsea striker should have been among the top 30 players shortlisted for the award.

According to Koulibaly, African players have double their work in other for them to be judge world. The only goal keeper that was shortlisted was Paris Saint Germain goal keeper.

Mendy bat Donnarumma, Alison and Ederson to win the UEFA best goal keeper award. Mendy should have been nominated for the award because Donnarumma who could not win the UEFA best goal keeper ahead of Chelsea goal keeper made the 30 man shortlist.

Mendy have been impressive in this 2021 after winning the UCL trophy and the UEFA Super Cup trophy.

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