De Bruyne Named Premier League Player of the Season
Kevin De Bruyne has been named as the 2019/20 Premier League Player of the Season.
The coveted award marks the latest accolade in what has been a standout campaign for the Belgian midfielder.
De Bruyne, who has been in magnificent form throughout the past 12 months, had already been voted as the Club’s Etihad Player of the Season.
Introducing your 2019/20 @EASPORTSFIFA Player of the Season…— Premier League (@premierleague) August 16, 2020
✨ 𝙆𝙚𝙫𝙞𝙣 𝘿𝙚 𝘽𝙧𝙪𝙮𝙣𝙚 ✨#PLAwards pic.twitter.com/I2EJPUPLz8
And the 29-year-old’s excellence and consistency across the season has now seen him fend off competition from fellow nominees Danny Ings (Southampton), Nick Pope (Burnley), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mane (all Liverpool) to land the prestigious Premier League prize.
Kevin De Bruyne's 2019-20 Premier League campaign:— Squawka Football (@Squawka) August 16, 2020
❍ Most assists
❍ Most goals+assists
❍ Most through balls
❍ Most chances created
❍ Most Big Chances created
❍ Most open-play chances created
❍ Most goals scored from outside the box
And now Player of the Season. https://t.co/EdCoXMK0pm
It’s yet further fitting recognition for De Bruyne who has once again illustrated just why he is recognised as one of the most influential attacking players in the country.
The 29-year-old provided 20 assists in our league season to win his second Premier League Playmaker award and in doing so equalled Thierry Henry’s 17-year record for the highest number of assists in a single campaign.
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