Kevin De Bruyne wins Premier League Player of the Season award

Kevin De Bruyne wins Premier League Player of the Season award

- Kevin De Bruyne has been named Premier League Player of the Season for the 2019/20 campaign

- De Bruyne enjoyed a good season with Man City as he equaled the record for most assists in a season set by Thierry Henry

- The 29-year-old finished the season with 20 assists, a joint record in the EPL, and also found back of the net 13 times

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Man City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has been named Premier League Player of the Season for the 2019/20 campaign.

The Belgian star picked up the award after beating Liverpool trio Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane and Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Other stars who were nominated for the award include Leicester City's Golden Boot winner Jamie Vardy, Southampton striker Danny Ings and Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope.

De Bruyne enjoyed a stellar season with Man City as he equaled the record for most assists in a season set by Thierry Henry in 2003.

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The 29-year-old midfielder finished the season with 20 assists, a joint record in the Premier League.

He was also prolific in goal as he found the back of the net 13 times.

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Kevin De Bruyne wins Premier League Player of the Season award

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Liverpool's Alexander-Arnold was named Young Player of the Season, while his manager Jurgen Klopp won the award for Premier League Manager of the Season.

Klopp beat Frank Lampard, Chris Wilder and Brendan Rodgers to win the award.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard got the nomination after taking the Blues to the FA Cup final and also ended up in the top four this season.

It was an incredible record for the German as he helped Liverpool win their first Premier League League title in 30 years.

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Liverpool had only dropped two points in the league before a 3-0 defeat at Watford on February 29 ended their unbeaten run.

On the other hand, Trent Alexander-Arnold helped the Reds to clinch the coveted title as he recorded four goals and made 13 assists.

The 21-year-old Liverpool defender was the only nominee named in the Premier League Player of the Year shortlist as well as he was instrumental to his side’s league glory.

This year’s gong’s has been presented to Alexander-Arnold who recent study has also revealed that is now worth more than Paul Pogba.

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