Chelsea Midfielder N’Golo Kante Wins Premier League Player Of The Year Award

By Christian Smith 

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante, 26, has been named Player of the Season.

Kante, who was also named Player of the Year by the Football Writers and the Professional Footballers Association defeated Jan Vertonghen, Romelu Lukaku, Dele Ali, Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez to win the award.

The winner is voted by a panel of experts, Premier League captains and fans.

Last year, Kante won the Premier League while playing for Leicester, making him one of two people to win the title in successive seasons with two different clubs.

The 26-year-old French national said: “It’s a huge honour to be named player of the year by such big names in football and I want to thank everyone who voted for me.

“I work hard in training. I try to give my best and I work with so many very good players; that’s why we won the league two times.”

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