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Aubameyang shortlisted for Ballon d'Or

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named on the 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d'Or.

Our striker was among the first 10 players confirmed as contenders for the prestigious award, after winning the Premier League Golden Boot in his first full season at the club.

The winner of the prize will be announced at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, December 2.

The shortlist so far:

Sadio Mane (Liverpool) 
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)
Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona) 
Hugo Lloris (Tottenham Hotspur) 
Dusan Tadic (Ajax) 
Kylian Mbappe (Paris Saint-Germain) 
Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) 
Donny van de Beek (Ajax) 
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) 
Marc-Andre ter Stegen (Barcelona)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)
Alisson Becker (Liverpool)
Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus)
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid)
Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool)
Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
Bernardo Silva (Manchester City)
Heung-min Son (Tottenham Hotspur)
Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)
Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)


Loan Watch: Elneny features in Bestikas win

We had four players in action for their loan clubs over the weekend.

Scroll down to find out how they got on:

Mohamed Elneny played the entirety of the game as Besiktas won 1-0 at home to Denizlispor. Georges-Kevin N'Koudou scored the only goal.

Ben Sheaf played the full 90 minutes as Doncaster drew 1-1 at Wimbledon. Joe Pigott put the Dons in front, with Tom Anderson scoring a late equaliser.

Jordi Osei-Tutu played the entirety of Bochum's 1-1 draw at St Pauli. Simon Zoller put the visitors in front after five minutes, before Waldemar Sobota equalised in the 10th minute.

Deyan Iliev played the full 90 minutes as Sered lost 1-0 at home to Nitra.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan did not feature in Roma's 2-0 loss at Parma.

Eddie Nketiah did not feature as Leeds won 2-1 at home to Blackburn.

William Saliba did not feature in Saint-Etienne's 3-2 win at Nantes.