‘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

Prosinecki: Why Messi better than Maradona

first_img Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made8 Fascinating Facts About Coffee2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearThe Most Exciting Cities In The World To Visit10 Greatest Disney Female Villains We Love AnywaysHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!A Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayCulkin Cracks Up The Web With His Own Version Of ‘Home Alone’The New Lara Croft Will Really Surprise You9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooThe 6 Weirdest Things You Can Learn On WikiHowWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth? Loading… Speaking to DAZN, Prosinecki insists the longevity of Messi is key to him being superior to fellow Argentine Diego Maradona. “For me, Messi is the best there is. He has made the difference in Barcelona for so many years, he has won everything that can be won, he has scored so many goals, he has given so many assists … not to mention how he is playing at football …,” said the Croatian.Advertisement Former Real Madrid and Barcelona star, Robert Prosinecki, has declared Leo Messi as the greatest of all time. “Some may say Maradona, Ronaldo … they are surely very good players, but for me Leo is the best there is. read also:Ex-Inter president predicts what Barca will do with Messi, Martinez “Someone can say Cristiano Ronaldo, the Brazilian Ronaldo, who also won almost everything alone, but if I have to say one, for me the best is Leo Messi.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more