Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis has been nominated for the UEFA Champions League player of the week award following his superb display in Club Brugge’s 2-2 away draw against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday, Completesports.com reports.
Dennis bagged a brace in the first half of the thrilling encounter with Sergio Ramos and Brazilian midfielder, Casemiro scoring two second half goals to prevent Real Madrid from suffering an embarrassing defeat.
He will battle with three other players; Luiz Suarez, Achraf Hakimi and Serge Gnabry for the award.
Fans voting has already started on the official website of UEFA where Dennis is named ‘Emmanuel Bonaventure’.
Suarez made the deadlines on Wednesday after scoring both goals as Barcelona rallied back from a goal down to beat Inter Milan 2-1 at the Nou Camp.
Morocco defender, Hakimi netted both goals in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-0 away win against Slavia Prague.
Former Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion winger, Gnabry made a memorable return to London, scoring four goals in Bayern Munich’s 7-2 rout of Tottenham Hotspur.
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