Luke Shaw named Manchester United's Player of the Year (Photos)

By Mirror: Friday, May 10th 2019 at 10:02 GMT +3 | Football
Luke Shaw poses with the Players' Player of the Year award. [Courtesy]

Luke Shaw has won Manchester United's Player of the Year award.

The defender succeeds David De Gea, who won the award - also known as the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award - last season.

Thursday night's annual awards ceremony took place at Old Trafford, where Shaw was also named Players' Player of the Year, as voted for by his team-mates.

Mason Greenwood meanwhile won the Young Player of the Year award, Tahith Chong was named Reserve team Player of the Year and Andreas Pereira won the goal of the season award with his effort against Southampton.

Katie Zelem won the Women's Player of the Year award.

All of the Manchester United players were in attendance, dressed to the nines and joined by their significant others.

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Tahith Chong won the Reserve team Player of the Year award. [Courtesy]

The mood wasn't as light as it has been in previous years though, given United's disappointing campaign.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had hoped to secure Champions League football for next season with a top four finish this season.

But the Norwegian was unable to get a win against relegated Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium last time out.

Victor Lindelof with Romelu Lukaku at Old Trafford. [Courtesy]

As a result Manchester United cannot finish in the top four this campaign, even ahead of their final match of the season.

Mason Greenwood picked up the Young Player of the Year award. [Courtesy]

The Red Devils sign off at Old Trafford on Sunday against relegated Cardiff City, whose fate was settled against Crystal Palace last time out.

Paul Pogba with his partner Maria Salaues. [Courtesy]
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