Rooney has had an incredible season, scoring 34 goals in 42 league appearances - his best return since joining United in 2004.
The Reds no.10 started the 2009/10 campaign by scoring seven goals in eight games, and he hasn't looked back. His best spell came between the end of November and March, scoring an astonishing 25 goals in 23 games.
The PFA trophy remains in a United player's hands for a fourth consecutive year, after wins for Cristiano Ronaldo (2007, 2008) and Ryan Giggs (2009).
Rooney, who has said that he expects to play again for United this season, was also nominated for the Young Player of