Sunderland starlet Duncan Watmore crowned Premier League U21 player of year

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Sunderland youngster Duncan Watmore has been named as Barclays Under-21 Premier League player of the year.

Watmore was chosen by the Premier League Club Support Managers following an impressive 11 goals in 18 Barclays U21 Premier League matches this season.

Watmore has also been named in Sunderland’s first team squad on two occasions this season after being selected for matches against Manchester United and West Ham United.

He is currently away with England U20s, and scored in a 3-3 draw against Morocco yesterday.

Watmore beat off competition from Chelsea striker Dominic Solanke-Mitchell, Liverpool winger Harry Wilson, Arsenal’s Daniel Crowley, Southampton prodigy Ryan Seager and Fulham youngster Ange Freddy Plaumain, who were all shortlisted.