Raheem Sterling of Man City wins PFA Young Player of the Year award

Raheem Sterling of Man City wins PFA Young Player of the Year award

- Raheem Sterling of Manchester City has been crowned the PFA Young player of the year

- The 24-year-old England international has scored 17 EPL goals this season for Man City

- Manchester City are topping the Premier League standings with two games to end the season

Raheem Sterling of Manchester City has been crowned the PFA Young player of the year after his impressive season with the Citizens in the Premier League.

The England international was also nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award, but he was beaten by Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk.

Sterling has been an integral part of Pep Guardiola's side as City aim to retain their Premier League crown with two games to end the 2018/19 season.

"Very proud with the PFA Young Player of the Year, and truly thankful. Incredible support for the whole season, let's go for more." Sterling explained.

He posted a photo to social media holding the trophy and joked: "Who said 'too old for this''.

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This season in the Premier League, Raheem Sterling has played 32 games for Manchester City scoring 17 goals and creating 10 assists.

Manchester City are currently topping the Premier League standings with 92 points after their win over Burnley and the Citizens have two games left to play this season.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League standings after beating Burnley 1-0 on Sunday, April 28, with two games now for them to end the season.

Burnley needed a win in this encounter so as to keep them away from the relegation zone and they kept Manchester City from scoring in the first 45 minutes.

Bernardo Silva had the first chance for Manchester City in the 7th minute after receiving a fine pass from Leroy Sane, but his shot failed to hit the target as Aguero scored the winner.

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