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The players nominated for the Premier League Player of the Season have been revealed

Eight players have been nominated for the 2023-24 Premier League Player of the Year award.

The award will be decided in part by a public vote where fans will be able to vote via the Premier League website before midday on Monday, May 13.

Votes will be tallied with those of a panel of football experts and the winner will be announced on Saturday, May 18.

Here are the nominees:

Phil Foden – Man City

The 23-year-old enjoyed another fine season for Pep Guardiola's side with 16 goals, including two hat-tricks, and eight assists to boot. He is trying to be part of the first team to win four consecutive Premier League titles..

Erling Haaland – Man City

Last year's winner has scored 25 goals and assisted a further five in just 28 Premier League appearances in the Norwegian's game-changing campaign. He leads the race for the Golden Boot and is one of only three players with 30 goals this season.

Alexander Isak – Newcastle

The Swede, 24, was selected for the second successive season after scoring 20 goals in 27 league games for Newcastle – the first Magpies player since Alan Shearer in 2002-03 to reach that mark.

Martin Odegaard – Arsenal

Arsenal's captain led by example as they challenged for the title. The 25-year-old Norwegian has scored eight goals and assisted another eight in addition to creating 94 chances in 33 games, the second most in the Premier League this season.

Cole Palmer – Chelsea

The 22-year-old has enjoyed a fine first season following his arrival from Man City. He scored 21 goals – 16 of them at Stamford Bridge – and had nine assists to become the third player to reach 30 goals aged 21 or under.

Declan Rice – Arsenal

The 25-year-old has enjoyed an impressive first season following his arrival from West Ham last summer. Mikel Arteta helped him transform from a midfielder to a player who scored seven goals and assisted another eight in addition to making 79 tackles and breaking up 43 passes.

Virgil van Dijk – Liverpool

The Dutch defender, 32, has returned to his best form this season, making the third-most assists in the Premier League and conceding just twice in 34 appearances this campaign. Only one defender has won more than van Dijk's 186 aerial duels this season.

Ollie Watkins – Aston Villa

With 19 goals and 12 assists, the 28-year-old Villa striker has the most goals involved of any player in the Premier League with 31 in his 35 games. He is fourth in the race for the Golden Boot but has two assists in the hunt for the Playmaker Award.

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