2018/2019 Premier league review
Who won the premier league, player of the season, golden boot, golden glove, play-maker of the season, young player of the season, everything you need to know;
Liverpool’s attempts to dethrone the defending champions fail as Manchester city defeat Brighton 4-1 away from home to secure the title for the second time in a row.
Manchester city claimed the premier league title with 98 points followed by Liverpool at 97 points (by far the largest points claimed by a premier league runner-up), Tottenham and Chelsea in 3rd and 4th place respectively.
Player of the season: Virgil van Djik
The dutch defender who was named player of the month last December 2018 claimed the award with 4 goals, 2 assists, 28 tackles won, 199 clearances, 20 clean sheets and 18 blocks. the nominees for this award were; Sergio Aguero, Eden Hazard, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Bernardo Silva and Raheem Sterling.
Golden boot: Aubameyang, Salah, Mane
The golden boot for this season was shared between 3 players for the first time since 1998/1999, the trio have 22 goals respectively
Golden glove: Allison Becker
The Brazilian kept 21 clean sheets, conceded 22 goals and 76 saves to secure the golden glove wherein this award goes to the premier league goal keeper with the most clean sheet throughout the season. Ederson of Manchester City and Jordan Pickford of Everton were 2nd & 3rd respectively.
Play-maker of the season : Eden Hazard
The play-maker award goes to the Premier League player with the most assists. The Belgian secured this award with 16 assists, 16 goals, 98 chances created(+ assists), 1819 passes and 84.3% passing accuracy. Ryan Fraser (14 assists), Christian Eriksen (12 assists) in 2nd and third place respectively.
Young player of the season: Trent Alexander-Arnold
Only players who were 21 years of age or younger at the beginning of the season are qualified for this category. The 20 years old Liverpool right back provided 12 assists this season the most by a defender in a single season in the competition’s history.
The goal of the season is expected to be announced on 18th May 2019, here is the shortlist; Eden Hazard, Anthony Knockaert, Fabian Schar, Andre Schurrle, Andros Townsend, Son Heung-min, Aaron Ramsey, Daniel Sturridge, Jean Michael Seri and any outstanding for this month.
The manager of the season is also expected to be announced on 14th May 2019, here are the candidates; Nuno Espirito Santo (Wolves), Pep Guardiola (Man City), Jurgen Klopp (LIverpool) and Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham).