Ireland's Jonny Hayes only non-Celtic player on Scottish award shortlist

Moussa Dembele is up for both senior and young player awards

Jonny Hayes, Ireland,

Ireland's Jonny Hayes ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Ireland winger Jonny Hayes has been included on the four person shortlist for this season's PFA Scotland Player of the Year award.

The Aberdeen player is the only non-Celtic player on the list, with the Celtic trio of Moussa Dembele, Scott Sinclair and Stuart Armstrong all named on the list.

Dembele is also one of the nominees for the Young Player of the Year title with Parkhead teammates Kieran Tierney and Patrick Roberts joining him after their roles in a thus far unbeaten campaign.

Hibernian striker Jason Cummings is also included on that shortlist. 

Dublin born Hayes has been capped three times since making his Ireland debut in 2016 against Switzerland.

Most recently, he featured in the March friendly against Iceland.

The winger has enjoyed an excellent season for Aberdeen, who sit second in the Scottish Premiership.

In 29 league appearances, the 29 year old has scored seven times and also delivered 17 assists during the campaign.

The 2016-17 season is the second campaign in a row in which Hayes has been nominated for Player of the Year.

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