Kevin De Bruyne has been without a doubt Manchester City's best player for a while. It took the Belgian some time to adjust to the Premier League when he joined the club in the summer of 2015, but since the start of last year De Bruyne has been simply absurd. His ability to create goals for himself and others make him possibly the best playmaker in England, and he's become an even better player under Pep Guardiola.
Now he's got recognition for his amazing work:
De Bruyne first won the award in 2015 when he dominated the Bundesliga and led Wolfsburg to a fantastic season and a second-place finish only behind champions Bayern Munich, then managed by Pep Guardiola. Kevin had 10 goals and 20 assists that season, an astounding mark, and deservedly took the award home.
In 2016 the Belgian cemented his place in the City starting lineup and led the Sky Blues to their best Champions League campaign ever, scoring the game-winner at the Etihad against Paris Saint-Germain that send the Citizens to the semifinal against Real Madrid.
2016 was a good year for Kevin. He got a kid, he continued to develop as a player and he's now the best Belgian player in the Premier League for the second year in a row.
Sorry, Eden Hazard.