Premier League title winner Liverpool has seen it players dominate the nomination for player of the season award. Trent Alexander-Arnold has also been nominated for the young player of the season award. This has given him the nod for the senior version of the award. Senegalese winger Sadio Mane who has scored a series of goals for Liverpool during the title run was also shortlisted. After becoming the first captain to lift the premier league title for Liverpool after 30 years, Jordan Henderson found his name on the list of the award. Henderson has already won the football writer association footballer of the year award.
These Trios join other players from the other premier league clubs such as Kevin De Bruyne who equaled Thiery Henry record of 20 assists in one premier league season. De Bruyne is the only player from manchester city to be listed on the award list. After they missed the title to Liverpool following a consecutive 2 season title bagging. However, even if City lost the title, De Bruyne enjoyed his most productive season after he came to the club in 2015. Jamie Vardy who won the golden boot after scoring 23 goals in the recently concluded league finds himself on the list alongside his second runner up Danny ings of Southampton who scored 22 premier league goals.
The shortlist is rounded off by Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope, who has kept 15 clean sheets but missed out of the Golden glove award. The winner of the award will be picked by an online vote hosted on the official premier league website. Combined with the ideas and judgment of a panel of experts.
Liverpool Jurden Klopp and Lampard on Manager of the season list
Liverpool Manager Jurden Klopp has seen the league ended with a smile on his face and the face of Liverpool fans and officials after winning the premier league title. This has got him into the list of Manager of the Season award. The german has helped the team win the title after they finish 1st on the table with 196 points. Liverpool still keeps the record of a home win since 2017. Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard has been shortlisted as well in the manager of the season award. He helped Chelsea win a space in the top four and secured a seat in the champions league next season.
Even after finishing on the ninth position on the table. Sheffield United boss, Chris Wilder has also taken a place to compete for the manager of the season. While he has secured a place for Leicester in the Europa League for the first time since 2016/17, Brendan Rogers is also competing for the manager of the season.
Apart from Liverpool players dominating the player of the year list. Manchester United also has a series of players competing for the young player of the season alongside Arnold. Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, and Greenwood are among those competing for the young player of the season. After they scored 44 goals in total to make the united end on the third position of the league.