Phil Foden has been voted the Premier League’s Young Player of the Year for the 2021-22 season.
After another great season for Citizens, the 21-year-old became the first player to win the singles award in consecutive seasons.
Foden has nine goals and five assists in 27 Premier League games this season, mirroring his previous season’s record by one game.
Only Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Rodri have played more minutes in the Premier League this season than the England international, who has played different roles in both midfield and attack.
By speaking to mancity.com upon receipt of the award, Foden He said: “I am very proud to have won this award for the second year in a row. There are so many talented young players in the Premier League this season and it is a real honor to win it again.
“I’ve been really happy with my performance this season and it’s been great to contribute to this team in what we hope will be another successful year for all of us.
“To be nominated alongside so many great players is an honor because they all have had great seasons with their clubs. I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to my development this season.”
Foden won the award after receiving the most combined votes from the public and the Premier League committee.
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Also nominated were Trent Alexander Arnold, Aaron Ramsdale, Conor Gallagher, Terek Mitchell, Mason Mount, Declan Rice, and Bukayo Saka.