Paulo Dybala: Juventus star beats teammate Ronaldo to Serie A's MVP award

Paulo Dybala: Juventus star beats teammate Ronaldo to Serie A's MVP award

- Paulo Dybala has been crowned the Italian League's most valuable player

- The Argentine was crucial to Old Lady's ninth consecutive Serie A title last season

- Juve keeper Szczesny was named the best player of the campaign while Immobile won the best forward prize

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Juventus midfielder, Paulo Dybala, has been named the Italian League's most valuable player for the 2019-20 season.

The 26-year-old Argentine was crucial to the Old Lady's ninth consecutive Serie A triumph in the recently concluded campaign.

He has scored 11 goals and 11 assists in 33 Serie A appearances this season - while his total for the season rose to 17 and 14 assists across competitions.

Paulo Dybala: Juventus star beats teammate Ronaldo to Serie A's MVP award

Paulo Dybala bending the ball toward the net of his opponent in one of Juve's games. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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He stands a chance to increase the number when Champions League action resumes.

Though, Cristiano Ronaldo was excluded from the list of players awarded at the end of the Serie A season, another Juve star who won an award is Wojciech Szczesny.

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The 30-year-old Polish keeper kept 11 clean sheets in 29 matches - conceding 33 goals on their way to glory.

The highest goal scorer of the campaign, Ciro Immobile, beat Ronaldo to best forward prize while Dejan Kulusevski clinched the young player of the season gong.

Below is the full list of award recipients after the 2019-20 Serie A season.

Best Goalkeeper: Wojciech Szczesny

Best Defender: Stefan De Vrij

Best Midfielder: Papu Gomez

Best Forward: Ciro Immobile

Best Young player: Dejan Kulusevski

MVP: Paulo Dybala

Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo who joined Juventus in 2018 considered an exit from the Italian club with the hopes of playing alongside Neymar and Kylian Mbappe at French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

Since joining the Old Lady, the Portuguese striker has won successive Serie A titles, but it has been reported that the 35-year-old considered joining PSG.

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The lockdown has been blamed for halting the move and according to France Football, Ronaldo was underwhelmed by Juventus' performances and was, therefore, weighing up his options.

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