Yannick Bolasie sends message to Dele Alli on Twitter

The Crystal Palace Eagle

The Crystal Palace winger congratulates the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder and Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez on winning PFA awards.

Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie has taken to social networking site Twitter to congratulate Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli on winning the Professional Footballers' Association Young Player of the Year award.

Alli held off competition from Tottenham teammate Harry Kane, Everton duo Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley, Liverpool attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho and Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland to win the prestigious award.

Bolasie has claimed on Twitter that the 20-year-old deserved to win the accolade, and he has also congratulated Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez on winning the PFA Player of the Year award.

Alli has scored 10 goals and created 55 chances in 33 Premier League appearances for Tottenham so far this season.

The England international midfielder has a pass accuracy of 76% and a shot accuracy of 60%, and has won 36 headers, 30 dribbles and 53 tackles.

Mahrez has scored 17 goals and created 52 chances in 34 Premier League matches for Leicester so far this campaign.

The Algeria international winger has a pass accuracy of 73% and a shot accuracy of 64%, and has won 32 headers, 111 dribbles and 37 tackles.

Bolasie has scored five goals and created 21 chances in 24 Premier League matches for Palace so far this season.

The DR Congo international winger has a pass accuracy of 73% and a shot accuracy of 60%, and has won 18 headers, 67 dribbles and 18 tackles.

Tottenham were interested in signing Bolasie from Palace in the summer of 2015, as reported by The Mirror at the time.

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