Phil Foden has delighted numerous Manchester City supporters after winning the Premier League Young Player of the Season award [Manchester Evening News].
In a sparkling campaign, the 21-year-old dazzled fans and pundits alike as he registered 14 goal contributions from 28 Premier League appearances, with nine goals and five assists in the division [Transfermarkt].
Following a season in which he helped the club to a Premier League and Carabao Cup double [Manchester City], the man famously dubbed the ‘Stockport Iniesta’ is now set to be a major player in England’s Euro 2020 bid as he was called up to Gareth Southgate’s 26-man squad [Eurosport].
In terms of his Young Player of the Season accolade, few could argue against Foden missing out on the prize. Integral to the Citizens’ offensive weaponry, it’s little wonder that so many Manchester City supporters took to Twitter to revel in this news.
City fans react to Foden’s award
Here is what some Manchester City fans had to say about Foden’s Premier League recognition, with one supporter dubbing the 21-year-old a “special guy”:
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