Kevin de Bruyne Becomes Third Player to Winner the EPL Player of Season After Kompany and Hazard
Manchester City and Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne have been named the Premier League player of the season for the 2019/20 season. The 29-year-old was very central in helping Manchester finished in the place they did last season, he scored a total of 13 goals and became the player with the highest assist in the league.
Kevin De Bruyne also matched a competition record of 20 assists, equalling former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry’s record for a single season set in 2002-03. Kevin de Bruyne is the third Belgian in the past nine seasons to win the award after Vincent Kompany and Eden Hazard.
The winner was decided after votes from the public on the EA Sports website were combined with those of the 20 Premier League club captains and a panel of football experts. The shortlist also included Liverpool trio Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mane, Southampton forward Danny Ings, Leicester striker Jamie Vardy and Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was named the Premier League manager of the season.