Mason Greenwood and Bruno Fernandes celebrate a goal

PFA Awards: The nominees from Manchester United

Wednesday 02 June 2021 12:00

Four Manchester United players have been nominated for three different accolades ahead of the Professional Footballers' Association Awards 2021.

Bruno Fernandes and Mason Greenwood have made the six-man shortlists for the PFA Players' Player of the Year and the PFA Young Player of the Year, respectively.
 
Meanwhile, Manchester United Women stars Lauren James and Ella Toone are both up for the PFA Young Player of the Year prize.
Fernandes is nominated for the senior men's award after a stellar season in which he grabbed 28 goals and 18 assists, building on his stunning first half-season at the club in 2019/20.
 
In the running alongside him are Manchester City quartet Ruben Dias, Kevin de Bruyne, Phil Foden and Ilkay Gundogan, plus Harry Kane of Tottenham.
 
In the young player category, Greenwood is up against Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Declan Rice (West Ham) and Bukayo Saka (Arsenal).

In the equivalent contest for the women's game, Lauren James and Ella Toone are shortlisted with Niamh Charles (Charles), Lauren Hemp (Manchester City), Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City) and Ebony Salmon (Bristol City).
The PFA Awards recognises the outstanding performers from every division and is voted for by the players.

United players who have won the men's awards in the past include Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney and Ruud van Nistelrooy.

The current holders of the three awards our players will be vying for are de Bruyne, Alexander-Arnold and Lauren Hemp (Manchester City).

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The PFA's Team of the Year selections for the Women's Super League and the Premier League will be released at 12:00 and 17:00 BST respectively on Friday 4 June. 
 
Fans will be able to watch the PFA Awards 2021 this Sunday 6 June at 19:30 BST via the PFA's social media channels. 

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