Premier League.  Salah (Liverpool) voted best player of the season by his peers

Premier League. Salah (Liverpool) voted best player of the season by his peers

Liverpool’s Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah was named Player of the Year on Thursday by the Professional Footballers ‘Association (PFA), England’s footballers’ union. The 29-year-old finished top scorer in the Premier League this season, with 23 goals, tied with Korean Tottenham striker Son Heung-min, and best passer with 13 assists. Already awarded in 2018, he succeeds Kevin de Bruyne, the Belgian midfielder of Manchester City.

« It’s always great to win trophies, whether individual or collective […] This one is very important to win, especially because it is awarded by the players Salah explained in an interview filmed by the PFA. « As an individual, it shows that we worked very hard and you get what you worked for, sort of He added.

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Sam Kerr popular with women

Despite finishing 2nd in the league, one point behind Manchester City, Liverpool provide half of the standard squad for the season with six players including goalkeeper Alisson Becker, defenders Virgil van Dijk and midfielder Trent Alexander-Arnold. Alcantara and its two star strikers, Sadio Mané and Salah. City are content with three positions, with De Bruyne joined by Joao Cancelo and Bernardo Silva, while Chelsea’s Antonio Rüdiger and top-ranked Cristiano Ronaldo complete the ideal eleven.

In the women’s event, it was Sam Kerr, the Australian striker from Chelsea, who made the double in the championship cup and finished top scorer with 20 goals in as many games, who was crowned. City will be consoled with both awards for best youngsters, with Phil Foden sacred to men and Lauren Hemp to ladies.

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Premier League. Salah (Liverpool) voted best player of the season by his peers

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