Manchester City star Phil Foden shortlisted for two Professional Footballers' Association awards

Midfielder up for player of the year award and the young player prize

Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden has been nominated for the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) men's Player of the Year as well as the Young Player of the Year award, the organisation said on Wednesday.

Foden, 21, has made 50 appearances for City across competitions this season, helping Pep Guardiola's side to win the Premier League and League Cup while they also reached the Champions League final where they finished runners-up.

City dominate the six-man shortlist, with last year's winner Kevin de Bruyne, Ruben Dias and Ilkay Gundogan also in contention.

Manchester United midfielder and top goal-scorer Bruno Fernandes plus Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, who topped the league with 23 goals and 14 assists, complete the list of nominees.

The shortlist for the Young Player of the Year award comprises of six England internationals.

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount, West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka and City's Foden are all in Gareth Southgate's squad for Euro 2020.

Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood, who pulled out of the England squad with injury, also made the list.

Chelsea trio Sam Kerr, Fran Kirby and Ann-Katrin Berger are on the shortlist for the women's Player of the Year award, along with City's Lauren Hemp, Chloe Kelly and Sam Mewis.

Published: June 2, 2021 06:18 PM

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