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Kevin De Bruyne is 2019/20 Premier League Player of the Season

Last updated 3 months ago | By Robert Abong'o

Manchester City v Olympique Lyonnais - Jose Alvalade Stadium, Lisbon, Portugal - August 15, 2020 Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne in action [COURTESY]

Manchester City and Belgium attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is the Premier League Player of the Season 2019/2020.

The 29-year-old was the only Manchester City player to be nominated this season, and had to beat Liverpool trio captain Jordan Henderson Sadio Mane and Trent Alexander-Arnold. Leicester City record-breaking striker Jamie Vardy, Southampton top scorer Danny Ings and Burnley shot-stopper Nick Pope completed the nominated list

Since his arrival at the Etihad Stadium in 2015, De Bruyne has scored 13 times and provided 20 assists - equal to league record set by Thierry Henry in 2003.

Kevin De Bruyne, left, has his shirt tugged by Arsenal's Dani Ceballos during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 [Peter Powell/Pool via AP]

Liverpool right-back Alexander-Arnold was named Young Player of the season with his manager, Jurgen Klopp named Premier League Manager of the Season.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates with his players after winning the Premier League [Pool via REUTERS/Paul Ellis]

Klopp beat Chelsea’s Frank Lampard, Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder and Foxes' boss Brendan Rodgers to the award.

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