Gareth Bale has been named PFA Player of the Year and to me it was a difficult decision because there were three clearly outstanding candidates – Bale, Robin van Persie and Luis Suarez – and you could have made a case for any of them to win.
When it comes down to such fine margins the key factor seems to be when the voting takes place and Bale was in sparkling form this year just when the ballots were being cast.
People say that footballers don't take the PFA award seriously but that is not the case. It is something you actually get excited about as a player.
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