Jack Wilshere has been named on the shortlist for the PFA Young Player of the Year.

The midfielder, who won the award in 2011, has impressed this season after recovering from long-term injury and has made 29 appearances in all competitions.

Also nominated are Gareth Bale, Christian Benteke, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku and Danny Welbeck.

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