Eden Hazrad Named Footballer Of The Year By Football Writers In England
Eden Hazard continues his dominance in theEnglish Premier League by scooping the Footballer of the Year award as voted byFootball Writers’ Association.
The forward has been Chelsea‘s best player this season, scoring 20 goals in all competitions as they are set to finish as EPL Champions and also winners of the Capital One Cup.
The Belgian won the PFA Player of the Year Award is also favourite for the PFA Fans’ Players of the Year Award which will be announced soon.
For the football writers award, Hazard won with 53% of the votes from over 300 journalists.
“The list of truly world class players on the Football Writers’ Association roll of honour is a long one and Eden Hazard is a worthy addition,” FWA chairman Andy Dunn said.
“A creator, a goalscorer and the hardest of workers, Hazard has been a constant source of threat for the Barclays Premier League champions.
“But it is not just his trickery, his pace, his artistry and his marksmanship that make Hazard such an invaluable component of Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea squad, it is his durability.”
Hazard will receive his prize at a dinner which will hold at London’s Landmark Hotel on Thursday, May 21.
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