Bukayo Saka snubbed in Premier League Young Player of the Season nomination
By Toju Sote
The Premier League today announced the nominees for the Young Player of the Season award.
The nominees shortlist have eight players consisting mostly of players in top four sides, with one notable exception from the list.
Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka who has been exceptionally brilliant this season for the Gunners was not considered good enough to be nominated.
Saka played in all possible positions for the Gunners this season and gave a splendid performance in every match he played in from left-back to midfield to winger and sometimes a supporting striker.
Saka played 26 games in the Premier League, scoring once and providing six assists.
Below is the full list of nominees:
Jack Grealish – Aston Villa
Mason Greenwood – Man Utd
Dean Henderson – Man Utd/Sheffield
Anthony Martial – Man Utd
Mason Mount – Chelsea
Christian Pulisic – Chelsea
Marcus Rashford – Man Utd
Alexander Arnold – Liverpool