Manchester City's Ruben Dias wins Premier League Player of the Season award, Pep Guardiola wins manager's award

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Manchester City defender Ruben Dias was named the Premier League Player of the Season connected Saturday, portion City brag Pep Guardiola was named Manager of the Season for the 3rd time.

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola, Ruben Dias expanse  apical  Premier League awards. (Reuters Photo)

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola, Ruben Dias expanse apical Premier League awards. (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • City brag Pep Guardiola was named Manager of the Season for a 3rd time
  • Dias is the 4th defender to beryllium voted Player of the Season by the public
  • Dias played a cardinal relation successful delivering City's 3rd Premier League title

Defender Ruben Dias was named the Premier League Player of the Season and Pep Guardiola won the Manager of the Season grant connected the heels of Manchester City's title-winning season.

Center-back Dias was named England's Footballer of the Year successful the yearly ballot of the Football Writers' Association past period pursuing a superb debut run aft his determination from Benfica past year.

Dias played a cardinal relation successful delivering City's 3rd Premier League rubric successful 4 years arsenic good arsenic the League Cup and helped his broadside the Champions League final.

The 24-year-old was besides named successful the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Team of the Year.

Dias is the 4th defender to beryllium voted Player of the Season by the public, the captains of the 20 Premier League clubs and a sheet of experts aft Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic, erstwhile City skipper Vincent Kompany and Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk.

His compatriot and erstwhile Manchester United guardant Ronaldo won the grant successful 2006-07 and 2007-08.

Other nominees for the grant this play included Kevin De Bruyne, Bruno Fernandes, Jack Grealish, Harry Kane, Mason Mount, Mohamed Salah and Tomas Soucek.

Guardiola won the manager's grant successful 2017-18 and again successful 2018-19 erstwhile helium led City to consecutive league titles.

Under the Spaniard, City conceded the fewest goals (32) this play and kept cleanable sheets successful fractional of their games (19) to decorativeness 12 points wide of second-placed United.

Guardiola won the grant up of chap nominees Marcelo Bielsa (Leeds United), David Moyes (West Ham United), Brendan Rodgers (Leicester City) and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Manchester United).

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