The Italian sports newspaper La Gazzetta Dello Sport has decided to run a poll among its readers to decide the best team of the week to be made up of the top 11 non Italian players in their positions.
The list of players proposed is drawn from the major leagues of Europe (Premier League, Liga, Bundesliga, France) and there are in total 26 players nominated.
The Premier League is well represented with no less than 10 players making the list. The Spanish La Liga has 8 players, Germany 7 and France only one.
Adebayor described as “devastating” is among eight forwards nominated by the newspaper along with Tottenham’s Berbatov.
La Gazzetta Dello Sport's journalists seem to have also appreciated Senderos’s performances for Arsenal since he came into the side replacing Kolo Toure while he is away on duty in the Africa Cup of Nations. He is described as solid and strong as “granite”
The other Premiership defenders nominated are Middlesbrough’s Huth and Gary Cahill of Bolton.
Jermaine Jenas (Spurs), Jimmy Bullard (Fulham), Kevin Nolan (Bolton), Kilbane (Wigan) and Peter Crouch (Liverpool) also made it onto the list. Surprisingly Flamini has been overlooked.
Pablo Amo (Deportivo)
Ze Roberto (Bayern)
Fenin (Eintracht Frankfurt)
Luis Fabiano (Seville)
Klimowicz (Borussia Dortmund)
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