Gareth Bale joins Robin van Persie and eight other names on the shortlist for UEFA's 2012-13 Best Player in Europe award.
By Joe Fish, Reporter Filed: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 16:26 UK
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 17:15 UK
Gareth Bale and Robin van Persie are the Premier League representatives on UEFA's shortlist for their 2012-13 Best Player in Europe award.
Tottenham Hotspur star Bale has already picked up a treble of individual accolades for his performances last season, while Van Persie scored 26 goals to help fire Manchester United to the Premier League title.