Sunderland youngster nominated for Premier League award

Asoro and Maja have had fine seasons for the U23's
Asoro and Maja have had fine seasons for the U23's
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Joel Asoro has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Year award.

The 18-year-old, who made his first team breakthrough against Middlesbrough earlier in the season, has been a key player for the development side this year and scored the all important goal against Norwich to get his side to the Premier League International Cup final.

He has made four senior appearances this season, as well as two in the Checkatrade Trophy.

He is one of 10 nominees on the shortlist, alongside:

Mason Mount, Chelsea

Liam Walsh, Everton

Axel Tuanzebe, Manchester United

Todd Cantwell, Norwich City

Josh Sims, Southampton

Oliver McBurnie, Swansea City

Domingos Quina, West Ham United

Marcus Browne, West Ham United

Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpoool