Manchester United defender Bailly nominated for African Footballer of the Year Award
Manchester United summer signing Eric Bailly is on the 30-man shortlist for the African Footballer of the Year Award 2016.
The defender, signed from Villarreal to bolster Jose Mourinho 's defence, has been a revelation during his first few months at the club and is yet to miss a Premier League game.
His partnership with Daley Blind left last season's Players' Player of the Year, Chris Smalling, struggling to force his way into the senior side.
Smalling said of the new recruit: "He’s very physically imposing as well and really easy to play alongside - Nemanja was one of those defenders... read more
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