Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, Southampton's Danny Ings, Burnley's Nick Pope and Leicester's Jamie Vardy were also nominated.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is set to give Arsenal a major boost and put pen to paper on a new deal at the Emirates Stadium.
United duo Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood were also nominated alongside Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jack Grealish, Dean Henderson and Mason Mount.
ESPN's Insider Notebook has news on Cristiano Ronaldo and PSG. Plus: Chelsea watching Marc Andre Ter-Stegen's Barcelona contract talks.
The 19-year-old, who has a year left on his contract, has played a key role for Guardiola since the Premier League resumed in June.
Soccer's rule-making body IFAB said in July it was up to individual federations to decide if they wanted to adopt the rule.
Manchester United have finally moved on Alexis Sanchez, ending a truly regrettable period in the club's recent history. Here are his highs and lows.
Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng played in the Premier League during 2010-11 but returned to the Bundesliga after a frustrating season.
After signing several attackers, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is after Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
Alexis Sanchez will be remembered as one of the worst signings in Manchester United's history.
Willian has agreed a three-year contract at Arsenal worth around £100,000-a-week, sources have told ESPN.
Leeds United's promotion to the Premier League will see them renew "deep" rivalries with Chelsea and Manchester United, Lucas Radebe has told ESPN.
Borussia Dortmund expect to keep Manchester United target Jadon Sancho this summer, according to the German club's sporting director Michael Zorc.
Manchester City have signed Nathan Ake from relegated Bournemouth, the club have announced.
Arsenal have admitted that the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic was worse than the club initially feared.
Joe Bryan scored twice in extra time to lift Fulham past Brentford with a 2-1 win and earn promotion to the Premier League.
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