Man City striker Erling Haaland wins Premier League player and young player honours.
Erling Haaland of Manchester City has been the first player to be named Premier League player and young player of the year in the same season.
With 36 goals, the 22-year-old striker has broken the Premier League record for most goals in a season.
Throughout the season, he has scored 52 goals.
“I am honoured to have become the first player to win both awards in the same season – thank you to everyone who voted for me,” Haaland said.
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Haaland, who garnered the most public and Premier League panel votes, joined City from Borussia Dortmund last summer and has helped the club win a third consecutive top-flight title.
He has already been nominated men’s footballer of the year by the Football Writers’ Association (FWA).
“It has been an incredible first season in the Premier League, and lifting the trophy in front of our fans at the Etihad last weekend was a very special moment for me,” the Norway international continued.
City will play Manchester United in the FA Cup final on June 3rd, followed by Inter Milan in the Champions League final on June 10th.