clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku up for Young Player of the Year award

The duo face stern competition from stars from Tottenham, Liverpool and Stoke for the award.

Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Everton duo Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku have been named on the list of players in contention for the PFA Young Player of the Year Award.

The Blues duo have been in impressive form this season, despite the Blues' struggles in the Premier League.

Lukaku in particular has caught the eye, with an impressive 25 goals so far in all competitions, 18 of which have came in the Premier League.

That tally leaves him third on top scorers list in the division, as he competes for the Golden Boot against Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy of Leicester City.

In contrast, Barkley has managed 12 goals in all competitions this season, with eight of those coming in the Premier League, leaving him as the club's second highest goalscorer this season.

Their performances have not gone unnoticed either, with both named on the PFA Young Player of the Year shortlist.

They face stern competition to win it though, with Kane and Spurs teammate Dele Alli, Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland also in contention for the award.