Wishart said: "There have been outstanding performances. It was great to see Rangers, Celtic and Aberdeen progress in Europe.

"Motherwell and Dundee United have had good seasons, United are in a cup final.

"Alan Hutton would have been one of the candidates had he not gone to Tottenham.

"McGeady has been outstanding. He looks faster and stronger and he can play for 90 minutes.

"Him and Scott McDonald have had a huge influence on Celtic's season.

"I hope to see players outwith the Old Firm in the shortlist, Noel Hunt has scored a barrowload of goals.

"Ross McCormack has been fantastic for Motherwell, that would be just reward for the outstanding season they have had."