Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was named the Premier League Player of the Season on Sunday, changing into simply the third Belgian to win the award for the league’s high performer.
The 29-year-old arrange 20 targets in the 2019-20 marketing campaign, equalling the document for many assists in a Premier League season set by Arsenal striker Thierry Henry in 2002-03.
He additionally scored a private best 13 targets however was unable to assist City defend their top-flight crown, with Pep Guardiola’s facet ending 18 factors behind champions Liverpool.
De Bruyne beat Liverpool trio Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane and Trent Alexander-Arnold, Southampton striker Danny Ings, Leicester City’s Golden Boot winner Jamie Vardy and Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope to the award.
De Bruyne’s former City team mate Vincent Kompany and ex-Chelsea winger Eden Hazard are the two different Belgians to win the accolade.
Alexander-Arnold was named Young Player of the Season earlier this week, whereas Juergen Klopp gained the Manager of the Season award.