"He's been very good" - Roy Hodgson praises Manchester United target Aaron Wan-Bissaka
The 21-year-old right-back has been rewarded for his tremendous displays for Crystal Palace throughout the season, earning the praise of his manager, as well as attracting interest from plenty of Premier League clubs, including Manchester United.
Ever since he was promoted to the first-team back in February 2018, he has cemented his place in the starting line-up, and has consistently performed at a very high level for the Eagles.
So far this season, Wan-Bissaka has made 124 tackles in the Premier League, winning 70% of those, the highest tally of the whole league, whilst also helping his side get 16 clean sheets in 37 appearances in all competitions.
The youngster has been awarded with the Palace Player of the Season trophy, as well as earning the club's Players' Player of the Season award.
His consistency and resoluteness at the back has earned Hodgson's praise, with his manager saying that "He's been very good, there's no doubt about that and the fact is that we have no influence on their voting so of course they got it right. He's had a very, very good season."
Hodgson did not solely praise Wan-Bissaka as the only player to have impressed him this season, saying that "There are quite a few players in our team who can stand up and say it's been a very good season for Crystal Palace and we've played our part."
Wan-Bissaka has mustered an impressive 66.8% duels won in the Premier League this season, along with 82 interceptions, putting him clear of any other fullback in the league.
His thrilling performances have not gone unnoticed by other Premier League clubs, with Manchester United being the favourites to get the youngster in the club to replace the ageing Antonio Valencia, Ashley Young, and the benchwarmer, Matteo Darmian. He would definitely be a good signing for United, and whilst he may cost the club a fair amount of millions, he is definitely needed at the back.
With plenty of interest from Manchester United and Chelsea, there are still questions about Wan-Bissaka's future at Crystal Palace, and with a penultimate game of the season coming up this weekend against Cardiff City, he will certainly be thinking about his options.