Football - Chelsea duo up for top awards

Chelsea pair Eden Hazard and Juan Mata are on the list of nominees for the 2012/13 Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award.

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They are up against Manchester United duo Michael Carrick and Robin van Persie, Tottenham's Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez of Liverpool, the players' union confirmed on Tuesday.

Bale and Hazard are also up for the Young Player of the Year award alongside Aston Villa's Christian Benteke, Romelu Lukaku who is on loan at West Brom from Chelsea, Manchester United's Danny Welbeck and Jack Wilshere of Arsenal.

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