Son Heung-min, EPL Player of the Year misses out… Man City The Bruyne Winner

Man City Foden wins Young Player Award for two consecutive seasons

Man City the Bruyne EPL Player of the Year. EPL Twitter Capture

The English Premier League (EPL) Player of the Year was won by Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), not Son Heung-min (Tottenham).

The EPL Secretariat announced on the 21st (Korean time) that The Bruyne was selected as the EPL Player of the Year for the 2021-2022 season.

In this vote, captains of 20 league clubs, soccer experts, and fans participated.

In the final eight nominations, The Bruyne included Heung-Min Son, Mohamed Salah, Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Jared Bowen (West Ham), Joao Cancelou (Man City), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), James Ward- Proud (Southampton) was voted the best player of the season.

With this, The Bruyne was honored to be selected as the player of the year for the second time in his personal career following the 2019-2020 season.

Manchester City midfielder The Bruyne has scored 15 goals and provided 7 assists in 29 appearances in the Premier League this season.

Thanks to The Bruyne’s performance, Manchester City are one point ahead of second-placed Liverpool (89 points) with their final match remaining at the top of the table (90 points).

Heung-Min Son, the only Tottenham player to be nominated for 8 Player of the Year, unfortunately failed to win his first award.

Heung-Min Son scored 21 goals and provided 7 assists in the league this season. It is only one goal behind Mohamed Salah (22 goals), who is the 2nd highest scorer in the league.

Although the player of the year was unfortunately missed, in the final match against Norwich on the 23rd at 0:00 Korean time, he will become the first Asian player to become the top scorer in the European big leagues.

The Young Player of the Year award for the under-23 (U-23) went to Manchester City’s Paul Foden for the second season in a row.

Forden is the first player to win the EPL Young Player Award for two consecutive seasons. He has nine goals and five assists in 27 games this season.

Foden got the most support out of eight candidates: Alexander-Arnold, Conor Callagher (Crystal Palace), Mason Mount (Chelsea) and Saka.


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