Vardy, Mahrez among top picks for PFA award


April 16, 2016
Vardy AP Leicester City's Jamie Vardy has scoring competition.
Leicester's Riyad Mahrez (right) celebrates after scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Watford and Leicester City at the Vicarage Road stadium in London, Saturday, March 5, 2016. (AP Photo)

Both Leicester City and West Ham have players named in the shortlist for the Professional Footballers' Association player of the season award.

Vardy, Mahrez and N'Golo Kante are all on the list representing Leicester, while Dimitri Payet is there for West Ham. The other two players on the shortlist are Tottenham striker Kane and Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil.

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard won the award in 2015.

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