Kant for Hazard voted Player of the Year in Premier League

The Football Writers’ Association (FWA), the English written press, N’Golo Kanté Player of the Year in the Premier League will be elected.

N’Golo Kanté © Belga Image

The 26-year-old midfielder of Chelsea took it for his team mate and Red Devil Eden Hazard. Together they had more than 65 percent of the votes, so let FWA Monday know on his website. Dele Alli, winger for Tottenham, completes the top three.

Kanté was last month by his colleagues distinguished as Player of the Year at the PFA awards (Professional Footballers’ Association).

“It is a great honour to gain this award,’ says the French international, who is on the roll of honour his former team-mate Jamie vardy granted are followed. At his side was Kanté last season with Leicester City surprisingly won the national championship. “There are so many excellent players in this Chelseaselectie and in the Premier League. That the FWA to me their Player of the Year elect, makes me very proud’, says Kant.

Read also: “Why Kant is the best player in the Premier League’

In total, seventeen players vote, who also Toby Alderweireld and Romelu Lukaku. Eden Hazard won the award, which since the season of 1947-1948 is awarded in 2015, and is for the time being the only Belgian on the hall of fame.

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