Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year revealed
Chelsea’s Eden Hazard won the PFA Player of the Year last night, whilst Harry Kane took home the PFA Young Player of the Year award at the end of season ceremony.
Eden Hazard player of the year 2015
The Belgium international has been superb for Jose Mourinho’s men this season and his consistent performances have put Chelsea on the brink of winning their 5th Premier League title.
The 24-year-old has provided with 13 goals and eight assists in 33 Premier League games so far this season and has been instrumental from start to finish for the West London outfit.
Hazard, who was voted as PFA Young Player of the Year last year, revealed his delight at winning the award and being voted as Player of the Year by his fellow professionals.
“I’m very happy. One day I want to be the best and what I did this season is play very well, Chelsea played very well,” he said.
“I don’t know if I deserve to win but it is good for me. It is better to be voted by the players – they know everything about football.
“Personally I have played a good season, I have been there in the big games and I scored a lot of important goals, this is why I’m better this season.”
Kane wins Young Player of the Year 2015
As for the Young Player of the Year, it was Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane that took home the award after a stunning breakthrough season.
With Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado both failing to impress, Kane was finally given his chance in the first-team in the Europa League. After scoring for fun in Europe, he was finally given Premier League starts and the goals kept on coming.
The 21-year-old is currently on 30 goals for the campaign, becoming the first Spurs player to do so since Gary Linekar, and at the ceremony, the England international revealed his delight at winning the award.
“It is amazing. It is a very proud moment for myself and my family – hopefully the first of many to come,” said Kane about his award.
“I have got to keep working hard, but to be recognised by your fellow players is something special and it is a night I won’t forget.
“I got the opportunity with the gaffer and I have really enjoyed my season so far – I have taken my chance.”
Written by Alex Batt – @AlexBatt – @AlexsArticles