SAINTS captain James Ward-Prowse has the vote of teammate Romain Perraud for the Premier League Player of the Season award, the Frenchman joked!

The 27-year-old England international is named on an eight-man shortlist for the coveted award alongside the likes of Mohamed Salah and Heung-min Son.

Ward-Prowse is the only player not playing for a European-chasing side to be nominated for the award.

The Saints academy graduate has scored nine goals, including four direct free-kicks, and registered a further five assists so far in the Premier League this season.

“I think I will vote for him to win,” Perraud told the Daily Echo with a smile.

“Prowsey leads us through all the season to become a better team, I think it is a very great example for us, for everybody. We are lucky to have him here.”

You can join Perraud in voting for the skipper by following the link below!

Vote for James Ward-Prowse as Premier League Player of the Season

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