The Tottenham playmaker has now won the award two years in a row.
Ex-Lyon manager Remi Garde has reportedly flown to England to hold talks with Newcastle United.
Stephen Warnock has not played in 2015 due to an ankle injury.
The Palace manager feels the recently-returned loanee turned the game against Tottenham in his side's favour.
Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel has barely featured for AC Milan this season.
The polls suggest that the outcome in May will be close, but do the betting markets give any better indication as to what the results will be.
Nacer Chadli says that Tottenham Hotspur are determined to bounce back from the defeat to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday.
Kyle Walker's performance would have been the source of encouragement for someone waiting in the wings.
Aston Villa lost 1-0 to Leicester City on Saturday but what did fans think of Joe Cole's performance?
The German World Cup winner and the Swiss international are now team-mates in Italy.