‘No one comes close’ – Jamie Redknapp names his Premier League player of the season

first_img‘No one comes close’ – Jamie Redknapp names his Premier League player of the season Advertisement Jamie Redknapp’s six-man shortlist 1. Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)2. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)3. David Silva (Manchester City)4. Eden Hazard (Chelsea)5. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal)6. Harry Kane (Tottenham)  Metro Sport ReporterSunday 3 Feb 2019 11:50 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.3kShares Virgil van Dijk has helped Liverpool climb to the top of the table (Picture: Getty)‘Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Kane — Salah’s golden boot rivals — also have to be included.‘Aubameyang has been prolific in an Arsenal team who have struggled for creativity while Kane remains Spurs’ most important player.‘His goals have been worth six points to Spurs — more than any player — and his late strikes against PSV salvaged their Champions League campaign.‘At Manchester City, Raheem Sterling, Leroy Sane and Bernardo Silva have all enjoyed excellent seasons but I would argue that David Silva should be on the shortlist.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘Now 33 and without Kevin De Bruyne alongside him for most of the campaign, he has been the heartbeat of Pep Guardiola’s side.‘Chelsea may have blown hot and cold, but you cannot discount Eden Hazard. He is our league’s most naturally talented player and is in double figures for goals and assists.‘With this award, timing is everything. This time last year De Bruyne was the clear favourite, only for Salah to storm into the running. But looking at the season so far, these six are the outstanding candidates.’Premier League leaders Liverpool face West Ham at the London Stadium on Monday evening.MORE: Jamie Carragher slams Shkodran Mustafi after Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester Citycenter_img Comment Advertisement Jamie Redknapp has named his stand-out players of the season (Picture: Getty)Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is on course to be crowned the Premier League player of the year, according to Jamie Redknapp.Netherlands international Van Dijk has played a huge role in helping Liverpool climb to the top of the table this season.Before last weekend’s 4-3 victory over Crystal Palace, Liverpool had conceded just nine goals in the league.Redknapp says ‘no one comes close’ to Van Dijk, although the former England international suggested five other players in with a shot of ending the season as player of the year.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘No one comes close to Virgil van Dijk,’ Redknapp told the Daily Mail.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘He has transformed Liverpool into a rock-solid team who are favourites to win their first league title for 29 years.‘His team-mate and reigning player of the year Mo Salah must fancy his chances of defending the crown.‘He has followed up a record-breaking first season at Anfield by topping the scoring charts with 16 goals.last_img read more

STL Boys Teams Win Again Over STM

first_imgThe SLS 5th grade Cardinals basketball team won their third straight game of the season Wednesday, November 5th defeating St. Mary’s of North Vernon for a second time 28-16.Tonight’s victory was the result of a total team effort as Thomas Raver, Abe Streator, Adam Vogelsang, and Luke Wilson shared scoring honors. Hunter Laudick and Spencer “Socks” Mack led the defensive effort and Kyle Salatin and Joe Suttman controlled the rebounds. Lucas Anderson was unable to play due to injury.The St. Louis Cardinals 6th grade boys basketball team played their 1st home game of the season and were victorious with a win over visiting St. Mary’s of North Vernon by the score of 42 – 18.The score was close after the 1st quarter with St. Louis leading 10-8 but in the 2nd quarter Cardinals were able to break away from St. Mary’s as the defense shut out the opposing team and went into halftime leading 18 – 8.Siefert and Abplanalp did an excellent job handling the ball and running the offense as they contributed to a balanced attack with all ten Cardinal players getting into the scoring column. The scoring consisted of:  Aplanalp – 2, Kuntz – 2, Ben Schebler – 2, Wuestefeld – 2, Siefert – 4, Wanstrath – 4, Freeland – 6,Macke – 6, Ratcliff – 6, and Voegele – 8The team is now 3-0 with the next game at home against Mt. Carmel.Courtesy of STL Coaches Dale Amrhein and Jim Oesterling.last_img read more