Everton's head of academy has spoken about how he believes the club's youth set-up is now the biggest in England.
West Ham United are struggling a year on from their superb campaign.
Ayew scored his first Championship goal in the draw with Barnsley on Tuesday night.
The shortlist includes players from Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Leicester City, Chelsea and Celtic.
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Winks has shown a great amount of promise recently.
The French striker has been nominated as one of Europe's top young players.
The Liverpool striker has not had the best of seasons so far.
The Arsenal legend feels that his old side did not make the most of their chances.
Players from Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Derby County and Norwich City and all feature.
In the wake of Sam Allardyce's premature departure, Bournemouth manager Howe has talked about the magnitude of the England job.
Arsenal are reportedly keen on Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe.
From a fear of the number 17 to death threats; Italy produce some rather interesting presidents and that's without counting old Silvio.
Are the Gunners failing to offer their former players positions in the club, or is it impossible to please everyone?