Surprise surprise. Chelsea's best player of 2013/14 has been nominated for both the PFA Player of the Year and the PFA Young Player of the Year. I don't think anyone actually expects Eden Hazard to win Player of the Year, but, you know, even getting on the six-person shortlist is fairly impressive for someone who hasn't won footballer of the month yet.
Here's the full list for both nominations:
PFA Player of the Year Award nominees
I notice an interesting trend here, one that will look mighty silly should Chelsea pull off a win at Anfield next weekend. But Chelsea being in the shadows can only be a good thing for the Blues -- we relish being underdogs, and we're definitely not the people's choice to win much of anything this season. Just how we like it.
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