By James Agberebi:
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Manchester United's record signing Paul Pogba have been included in the UEFA Europa Team of the Group Stages, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The list was compiled by football facts and statistics website whoscored.com.
Nigeria international Ndidi's inclusion in the list is a testament to his impressive performances for his Belgian club Genk who qualified for the round of 32 of the Europa League.
World's most expensive player at £89 million Pogba has also been brilliant in Europe's second-tier competition despite he and his club's struggles in the Premier League.
Despite Southampton's elimination from the competition, Vigil Van Dijk is included in the list, alongside Genk's Leon Bailey.
UEFA Europa Team of the Group Stages:
Ralf Fahrman (Schalke 04)
Darijo Srna (Schakhtar Donetsk)
Miguel Victor (Paok Thessaloniki)
Vigil Van Dijk (Southampton)
Domenico Criscito (Zenit St. Petersburg))
Wilfred Ndidi (Genk)
Paul Pogba (Man United)
Amin Younes (Ajax)
Leon Bailey (Genk)
Guillaume Hoarau (Young Boys)
Giuliano (Zenit St. Petersburg)