Kevin de Bruyne named as Premier League Player of the Season
By Ric Turner, Mon 17 August 2020 09:59
Midfielder scored 13 goals and notched 20 assists during impressive campaign
Kevin de Bruyne has been named as the Premier League 2019/20 Player of the Season. The Belgian midfielder scored 13 goals and notched 20 assists during an impressive campaign, as the Blues won the Carabao Cup and finished second in the league.
The 29-year old saw off competition from Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane, Danny Ings, Jamie Vardy and Nick Pope to win the award.
City manager Pep Guardiola led the tributes to de Bruyne:
“Kevin is one of the best players I have ever seen in my life. He can do everything, absolutely everything,” the City boss asserted.
“He has something unique. He can run, the vision he has… right now he is the best.
“He is a top, top quality player and we are so proud and happy that he is with us.
“Kevin is so professional, and he loves to play football and he lives for that.
“He’s able to see something special and you have the spaces no-one else can see but even with that he’s still improving and improving.”