Jamie Carragher reacts on Twitter to Arsenal's Mesut Ozil topping SkySports PFA poll

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Arsenal's Mesut Ozil is one of the nominees for the player of the year award.

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has been named as one of the six nominees for the PFA Player of the Year awards.

The German international is up against the Leicester City trio of Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy and Ngolo Kante, Tottenham's Harry Kane, and West Ham's Dimitri Payet.

Ozil is the league leader in assists, with 18 to his name, but these have slowed up in recent weeks with Arsenal struggling for form.

He is considered an outsider for the award as a result, which is voted for by his fellow professionals.

As far as fans are concerned however, according to a SkySports poll, Ozil is the runaway winner.

Jamie Carragher found it amusing, suggesting that this was a vote hijacked by Arsenal fans.

The poll had Mesut Ozil with more than half the vote, with Arsenal's huge fanbase getting behind their player.

Ozil may not be so lucky when the awards are doled out, especially in the Football Writers Award, with an article in The Times featuring several journalists claiming he should have been left off the shortlist, with Tottenham's Dele Alli selected instead.

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