21-year old Manchester City player and England international, Philip Walter Foden, has won the English Premier League player of the season award. Foden beat his England team-mates including Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold, Chelsea’s Mason Mount, and West Ham midfielder Declan Rice to win the award for the second time in a row.
Manchester City’s hopes to reteain the EPL title wouldn;t be complete without recognizing the efforts of the youngster, who played a crucial part for Pep Guardiola’s side this season. He matched his goal contribution return of last season with nine goals and five assists, with just one game left to play against Aston Villa.
In his “Thank You speech which he gave after his was declared winner by fans vote, Foden said;
‘I am very proud to have won this award for a second season in a row,’ ‘There are so many talented young players in the Premier League this season and it is a real honour to win it again.
‘I have been really happy with my performances this season and it has been great to contribute to this team in what will hopefully be another successful year for us all.
‘To be nominated alongside so many great players is an honour as they have all had great seasons for their clubs. ‘I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to my development this season.’