Manchester City striker Erling Haaland has been voted the Football Writers’ Association’s Footballer of the Year.
City disclosed this in a statement released on their website on Friday.
Haaland has enjoyed a brilliant debut season with City, scoring 51 goals in all competitions to help Pep Guardiola’s side top the Premier League.
He has also helped them reach the FA Cup final as well as the semi-finals of the Champions League.
The 22-year-old received 82 per cent of the FWA vote, ahead of Arsenal duo Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard.
Haaland will receive his award at the FWA Footballer of the Year 75th anniversary dinner in London on May 25.
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Speaking on the award, Haaland said:“To win the Football Writers’ Award in my first season in English football is an honour. I try every single day
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