Experts' UEFA Europa League squad of the season

A collection of expert observers including Sir Alex Ferguson has named its 18-man squad of the season, with Sevilla FC and FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk featuring prominently.

The UEFA Technical Observers, a collection of expert observers including Sir Alex Ferguson and Lars Lagerbäck, has named its UEFA Europa League squad of the season. Finalists Sevilla FC and FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk featured prominently, contributing 11 of the 18-man list – the same number a coach selects for a UEFA Europa League game under the competition's regulations.

Goalkeepers
Denys Boyko (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)
Sergio Rico (Sevilla FC)

Defenders
Douglas (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)
Faouzi Ghoulam (SSC Napoli)
Timothée Kolodziejczak (Sevilla FC)
Raúl Albiol (SSC Napoli)
Aleix Vidal (Sevilla FC)

Vidal: Sevilla always believed
Vidal: Sevilla always believed

Midfielders
Borja Valero (ACF Fiorentina)
Kevin De Bruyne (VfL Wolfsburg)
Éver Banega (Sevilla FC)
Marek Hamšík (SSC Napoli)
Grzegorz Krychowiak (Sevilla FC)
Ruslan Rotan (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)
Stéphane M'Bia (Sevilla FC)

Forwards
Alan (FC Salzburg)
Carlos Bacca (Sevilla FC)
Gonzalo Higuaín (SSC Napoli)
Yevhen Konoplyanka (FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk)

Who would you pick as a starting team from the squad? Get in touch on @EuropaLeague Twitter using #UELXI. We will collate any answers received before 12.00CET on Friday and then publish your final starting 11.

UEFA Technical Observers in Warsaw
Sir Alex Ferguson, Dušan Fitzel, Lars Lagerbäck, Ioan Lupescu, Stefan Majewski, Willi Ruttensteiner, Ghenadie Scurtul, Lázslò Szalai, Dušan Tittel

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