Manchester United (a.k.a. Red Devils; England) and French national football squad midfielder Paul Pogba on Friday received the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award.
This prize was presented for the first time.
The other two contenders for this award were Man United midfielder and Armenian national team captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and the Red Devils’ Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimović.
In the previous Europa League season, Mkhitaryan scored 6 goals in 11 matches, Ibrahimović netted 5 goals and made 4 assists in 11 games, and Pogba scored 3 goals and made one assist in