Van Dijk in England Footballer of the Year named
April 28, 2019 23:41
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Virgil van Dijk is Sunday named Player of the Year in the English Premier League. The defender of Liverpool by his colleagues rewarded for an excellent season.
Van Dijk trumps in the election of spelersvakbond PFA, among others, the Manchester City trio Raheem Sterling, Sergio Agüero and Bernardo Silva. Also his team-mate Sadio Mané and Eden Hazard of Chelsea were nominated. Sterling (24) was voted best young player of the year.
It is the second year in a row that the trophy for best player to someone from Liverpool. Last season won Mohamed Salah the price. A year earlier, went the trophy to N’Golo Kanté.