Bukayo Saka was named the England Men’s Player of the Year

Bukayo Saka has been voted England’s Player of the Year, forward of Declan Rice and Harry Kane.

Saka has established himself as one of the vital thrilling English skills round over the previous 12 months, scoring 11 targets and offering seven assists for Arsenal within the Premier League final season and taking part in in each recreation.

His performances at membership stage have additionally secured him his place within the England squad, with the 21-year-old that includes 9 instances since final September, scoring three targets and offering two assists in that point.

He has now been rewarded for his spectacular shows by being named the nationwide group’s Player of the Year.

England followers voted for the winger to win the award forward of Rice and Kane, who completed second and third respectively.

He acquired his award at a shock question-and-answer session with a neighborhood youth grassroots group, anticipating an everyday press convention with journalists when he arrived.

“No chance,” he mentioned after receiving the trophy. “I did not count on this, to be sincere, so yeah, I’m honored. It’s very nice.

“I’m so comfortable. I can not describe in phrases how comfortable I’m. It’s actually enjoyable to get this trophy.”

Saka becomes the first Arsenal player to win the award since it was created in 2003, and the youngest ever to do so.

It comes a few months after he was also named player of the season for the second successive campaign at his club.

Kalvin Phillips gained the England award final 12 months, and Wayne Rooney has performed it most frequently, claiming it 4 instances.

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