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Liverpool strikers Mo Salah and Sadio Mane and defender Virgil van Dijk have been named on a 10-man shortlist for the men's prize in the Best Fifa Football Awards.

The man that led them to Champions League glory last season, Jurgen Klopp, is on the shortlist for the best coach award.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is also on the men's award shortlist alongside former Chelsea winger Eden Hazard and previous winners Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The winners will be revealed on September 23, following a public vote.

Four USA stars on Best FIFA Awards shortlist

World Cup winners, the USA, lead the way for the women's award with four players on that list of nominations; Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Julie Ertz and Rose Lavelle.

There are no Manchester City players on the list for the men's award but manager Pep Guardiola has been nominated alongside Klopp and Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino for the best coach award.

Full men's player shortlist

Virgil van Dijk, Netherlands

Sadio Mane, Senegal

Mohamed Salah, Egypt

Harry Kane, England

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal

Lionel Messi, Argentina

Matthijs de Ligt, Netherlands

Frenkie de Jong, Netherlands

Kylian Mbappe, France

Eden Hazard, Belgium

Full women's player shortlist

Lucy Bronze, England

Julie Ertz, United States

Caroline Graham Hansen, Norway

Ada Hegerberg, Norway

Amandine Henry, France

Sam Kerr, Australia

Rose Lavelle, United States

Vivianne Miedema, Netherlands

Alex Morgan, United States

Megan Rapinoe, United States

Wendie Renard, France

Ellen White, England

Full women's coaches shortlist

Phil Neville, England

Jill Ellis, United States

Milena Bertolini, Italy

Peter Gerhardsson, Sweden

Futoshi Ikeda, Japan

Antonia Is, Spain

Joe Montemurro, Arsenal

Reynald Pedros, Lyon

Paul Riley, North Carolina Courage

Sarina Wiegman, Netherlands

Full men's coaches shortlist

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool

Pep Guardiola, Manchester City

Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham

Djamel Belmadi, Algeria

Didier Deschamps, France

Marcelo Gallardo, River Plate

Ricardo Gareca, Peru

Fernando Santos, Portugal

Erik Ten Hag, Ajax

Tite, Brazil


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