Premier League: Kevin De Bruyne elected best player 2019/2020

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Belgian Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne has been voted the best player of the 2019/2020 season, the Premier League announced on Sunday.

Author of 20 assists, equaling the record of Thierry Henry (2002/2003), and 13 goals, De Bruyne was the most decisive player in the English championship this season and seems, at 29, at the peak of his career. art.

Thanks to the votes of Internet users, the captains of the Premier League teams and a panel of specialists, “KDB” notably beat a trio of Liverpool, yet crowned champion with 18 points ahead of City: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mané.

Leicester forward and top scorer of the season Jamie Vardy (23 goals), Southampton striker Danny Ings and Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope were the other players on the list.

De Bruyne is the third Belgian player to be crowned after Vincent Kompany, also with City, and Eden Hazard when playing for Chelsea.