PFA Award A Great Honour, Says Chelsea’s Kante

PFA Award A Great Honour, Says Chelsea's Kante
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Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante, says winning the PFA Players’ Player of the Year award is a great honour.

The Frenchman told his club’s website that to be chosen as the player of the year means the world to him.

He was named on Sunday night ahead of his Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard, who was second in the voting, as well as Romelu Lukaku, Harry Kane, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez, at awards ceremony in London.

Also, Tottenham’s Dele Alli bagged the PFA Young Player of the Year award for the second successive year, while Manchester City’s Lucy Bronze won the PFA Women’s Player of the Year award.

Former England Captain, David Beckham received the PFA Merit Award for his contribution to the game.

Man Utd, City Play Goalless Draw

manu--cityManchester United and Manchester City, on Sunday, played out a goalless draw in their derby at Old Trafford.

With the result, City returned to the top of the English Premier League, ahead of Arsenal, on goal difference.

United and City played out a dour 0-0 draw at old trafford that was short on entertainment as well as chances with both sides cancelling each other out.

Only ‘Bad Luck’

Manchester United Manager, Louis van Gaal, claimed his side controlled the game against City for 90 minutes, saying only ‘bad luck’ prevented them from claiming all three points.

City boss, Manuel Pellegrini, is however happy with his team’s defensive performance.

Meanwhile, Tottenham’s Harry Kane returned to goal scoring form with a hat-trick, as Spurs came from behind to thrash Bournemouth five goals to one.

Also, Sunderland moved off the bottom of the League table, following a three nil win over north-east rivals and fellow strugglers, Newcastle. Liverpool and Southampton played out a 1-1 draw.