Wilshere named PFA Young Player of the Year

18 April 2011 06:30
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere has been named as the Professional Footballers' Association Young Player of the Year. The 19-year-old has attracted plaudits from fans and pundits alike for his performances this season, during a campaign which has seen him establish himself as a key player for the England senior team. "It is my first full season and it is a massive award, especially from my fellow players," he said. "It is amazing and I am very proud to be the fifth recipient from Arsenal, it is good to keep this history going. "Arsenal is a good club for bringing youngsters through and they keep proving it so I would like to thank the manager as well. "I am delighted just to be in the team to win an award, so I have to keep it up now and hopefully we can win something this year."

Source: PA