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Harry Kane eyes up yet another award

ENGLAND’S Harry Kane features on a 10-man shortlist for the Best Fifa Men’s Player award for 2018.

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, Mohamed Salah of Liverpool, new Juventus signing Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne are also included.

Tottenham forward Kane, 24, won the Golden Boot at the World Cup in Russia with six goals as England achieved their best finish since 1990.

He went into the World Cup on the back of registering his first 30-goal haul in a Premier League season.

The England captain maintained that form at the finals, becoming the first English player to win the top scorer’s prize since Gary Lineker in 1986.

Hazard, 27, won the FA Cup with Chelsea in May and then collected the Silver Ball in Russia after inspiring Belgium to third – their best World Cup finish.

Salah, 26, enjoyed a prolific first season with Liverpool. The Egyptian scored 44 goals for club and country during 2017-18, helping the Reds to the Champions League final in his first season at Anfield.

Belgium midfielder De Bruyne, 27, played a prominent role in a record-breaking season for City, who accumulated the most points and wins ever in a Premier League season.

It was also a landmark year for five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Portuguese scored 54 goals in 54 games in all competitions, leading Real Madrid’s triumph in the Champions League and Fifa Club World Cup.

Voting for the award closes at midnight o

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