February 25, 2021

Liverpool dominates shortlist for participant of the 12 months award – soccer

Liverpool dominated the six-man shortlist for English soccer’s participant of the 12 months award on Friday because the Premier League champions look to ship a winner for the third straight season.

Virgil van Dijk, the middle again who received the award final season, was joined on the checklist by teammates Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mané.

Henderson has already been voted soccer writers’ participant of the 12 months for the 2019-20 season. Manchester Metropolis gamers Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling full the shortlist for the Skilled Footballers’ Affiliation award. The winner can be introduced on Tuesday.

Metropolis has by no means had a winner regardless of being successful 4 Premier League titles since 2012. De Bruyne appears to be like to have one of the best likelihood of ending Liverpool’s run after scoring 13 targets and getting a record-tying 20 assists.

Liverpool ahead Mohamed Salah was participant of the 12 months for the 2018-19 season, simply forward of De Bruyne. Salah didn’t make this 12 months’s nominees, and neither did Leicester striker Jamie Vardy, the Premier League’s prime scorer final season with 23 targets.

There’s a related cut up for the ladies’s award, with 4 gamers from Ladies’s Tremendous League champion Chelsea on the shortlist: Beth England, Sophie Ingle, Guro Reiten and Ji So-Yun. Arsenal gamers Vivianne Miedema and Kim Little are the opposite nominees.