Rushian Hepburn-Murphy has been nominated for the Premier League 2 Player of the Season award.
The young forward has bagged a hatful of goals and assists to fire Villa to Premier League Cup glory, which could also be supplemented by promotion to Premier League 2 Division 2 this weekend.
Villa and Hepburn-Murphy take on Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday and will earn a place in the top league with victory.
The shortlist has been picked by the Premier League Football Development Panel, who will also decide the winner, to be revealed at the Youth Development Conference Gala Dinner on Thursday 17th May 2018.
Premier League 2 Player of the Season nominations
Tyrese Campbell - Stoke City
Rushian Hepburn-Murphy - Aston Villa
Reiss Nelson - Arsenal
Edward Nketiah - Arsenal
Lukas Nmecha - Manchester City
Joseph Nuttall - Blackburn Rovers
Harry Wilson - Liverpool