Egypt’s Salah, Senegal’s Mane in line for Premier League Award

May 9, 2019 | African News | 0 comments

In-form Liverpool’s African duo, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, are named in the Premier League nominees for the Player of the Season award.

Both have been part of Liverpool’s revamp league campaign scoring 22 and 20 goals respectively this season with a game to go.

Salah was the golden boot winner last season and currently the league’s tops the scorer.

Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk has been a pivotal figure in Liverpool’s defence. He was named the won the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year awards for 2018-19.

The Liverpool trio making the shortlist alongside Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva, Raheem Sterling and Chelsea’s key man Eden Hazard of Chelsea.

In addition, the Africans will be hoping to win this year’s Champions League final with Liverpool when they face Tottenham at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on June 1.

The Egypt international will be hoping to become the first player to retain the award in over a decade.

Mane was named Premier League player for April following his three goals in March helping Liverpool continue their title chase.

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