Chelsea forward wins PFA Player of the Year

The Chelsea forward was voted the as the best player in the EPL by his fellow colleagues

 

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has been voted the Professional Footballers' Association player of the year.

The 24-year-old Belgian who has scored 18 goals across all competitions for Chelsea season propelling them to the top of the English Premier League table and almost to their first title in five years.

In a ceremony on Sunday, April 27 held at the Grosvenor Hotel in London, Hazard beat off competition from Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal, Harry Kane of Tottenham and others to claim the top individual prize.

"I'm very happy. One day I want to be the best and what I did this season is play very well, Chelsea played very well," the Chelsea player who was also by Pulse Sports readers said.

"I don't know if I deserve to win but it is good for me.

"It is good, it is better to be voted by the players - they know everything about football. This is good. I'm very happy."

"We are almost champions, maybe this is the key," he continued.

"Last season we finished third and this season we have an opportunity to win the league. This has changed from last season.

"I continue like I did last season - I try to be the same. I try to score more goals than last season. Personally I have played a good season, I have been there in the big games and I scored a lot of important goals, this is why I'm better this season."

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