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N'Golo Kante wins PFA player award, Dele Alli PFA young player

N'Golo Kante wins PFA player award, Dele Alli PFA young player

Kante saw off Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alexis Sanchez and Eden Hazard to clinch the prestigious award last week, and the former Leicester City man appears on course to win a second consecutive Premier League title this term.

The Blues are four points clear at the top of the Premier League and Paris-born Kante added: "We have to fight for six more games".

But fear not N'Golo, Hazard has your back regardless of the outcome.

Kante was voted as the best player in the Premier League for the 2016/2017 season by his fellow professionals. (AFP/Getty Images) Kante went head-to-head with Mane earlier this season.

"I think JT does this, Gary [Cahill], [Cesar] Azpilicueta and even Cesc [Fabregas]. He is not far away from Kante", said Puel. "The best team in the Premier League is the one with the most consistency and, for the moment, that is Chelsea".

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"Last season was very attractive".

"They had Nemanja Matic two years ago who was magnificent but now they've had two of them at the top of their form".

It was a different side to the player who usually gains plaudits for his hard-tackling and work rate.

It is the first time Kante has won the award.

Alli has also enjoyed a marvellous effort for Spurs, his 16 goals and five assists critical within their title challenge.

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In recent seasons attacking players have dominated and the last victor who was not a striker, winger or attacking midfielder was defender John Terry in 2004. I was this type of player.

Despite flopping at Stamford Bridge, Romeu, 25, has been one of Southampton's stand-out performers this season, earning admiring glances from another of his former employers Barcelona.

Lucy Bronze (left) and Jess Carter.

1 - league goal scored, past Manchester United, who he also netted against in the FA Cup. He also received the award alongside his "Class of 92" United team-mates in 2013.

"When I started out playing football as a little girl I never imagined me reaching the heights that I have, in my 20-odd-year career", she said.

I will never buy a selfish player for Chelsea - Conte
Costa wrapped up the win with his first Premier League goals since March 6. "I was seeing the team show a great will to win". The motivation is always there and we will find it again because it's our passion to play football.


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