Players are seriously competing to win an award after the 2021/22 premier league season. At the end of every season, England FA usually present an award to the best Goalkeeper, Top scorer and the most valuable player for the season.
Harry Kane won the top scorer and Most valuable player award while Manchester city Goalkeeper, Ederson received the best Goalkeeper award last season.
The race for who will win the award this season have started with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Romelu Lukaku who joined other top strikers in the league to compete for the award. It is not going to be easy for the players this season because you will have to put an extra effort for you to be able to win any of the awards at the end of the season.
Below are the top contenders for all the various awards after match week 8.
1. Golden Boot Award
This award is usually given to the player or players with the highest number of goals at the end of the season. These players might win the award considering their current goal scoring form.
1. Mohamed Salah: The Liverpool striker has scored seven goals in eight matches played. His outstanding performance since the beginning of the season might earn him the award if he continues with the same energy.
2. Jamie Vardy: The England international has the total of seven goals in 8 matches played. His goal scoring form will help him to win the award after missing out last season.
3. Antonio Michail: He has scored five goals since the 2021/22 premier league season started. His among the top contenders of the award.
4. Sadio Mane: The Senegalese is another top player that might win the award if he continues with his current goal scoring form at Liverpool.
2. Golden Glove Award
This award is given to the Goalkeeper with the highest number of clean sheets at the end of the season. Goalkeepers who might likely win this award includes:
1. Ederson: The Manchester city shot stopper have recorded five clean sheets in eight matches played so far in EPL. He won the award last season with 19 clean sheets.
3. Alisson Becker: The Liverpool Goalkeeper have recorded four clean sheets in 8 EPL matches played so far.
4. Robert Sanchez: The Brighton Hove Albion Goalkeeper has four clean sheets recorded to his name so far this season.
3. Playermaker Of The Season Award
The category of award is presented to the player with the highest number of assist throughout the whole season. These players might win the award if they continue performing well.
1. Paul Pogba: The French international have been able to assist seven of Manchester United goal this season. The player has been outstanding in the red devils team this season.
2. Gabriel Jesus: The Brazilian have four assists recorded to his name since the beginning of the season.
3. Mohamed Salah: The Egyptian International is likely to out shine Paul Pogba to win this award. He has scored seven goals with four assists.
4. Abdoulaye Doucoure: He has assisted four Everton goals this season, but his currently sidelined because of Injury he sustained against West Ham United.