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Lega Serie A has announced the candidates for the MVP awards for the 2022-23 season, including Rafael Leao, Victor Osimhen and Lautaro Martinez. There are three shortlisted options for each role, so goalkeeper, defender, midfielder and striker, plus a separate award for the best under-23 player. All are calculated using performance statistics and algorithms, including GPS trackers.
Candidates for the title of most valuable player in the role of goalkeeper are Ivan Provedel of Lazio , Michele Di Gregorio of Monza and Lukasz Skorupski of Bologna . The award for best defender is between AC Milan’s Theo Hernandez and the Napoli pair of Giovanni Di Lorenzo and Kim Min-jae. The MVP in midfield is Adrien Rabiot of Juventus , the star of Lazio Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Nicolò Barella of Inter . As for the forwards, last season’s ultimate MVP, Rafael Leao, is again included, joined by Lautaro Martinez of Inter and Capocannoniere Osimhen of Napoli. The list of the best players under 23 is Tommaso Baldanzi at Empoli, the midfielder of Juventus Nicolò Fagioli and the defender of Atalanta Giorgio Scalvini