Celebrity News: Manchester United French midfielder Paul Pogba won the league’s best player against his club mates Zlatan Ibrahimovic (SUE) and Henrikh Mkhitaryan (ARM), who were the other contenders.
Pogba, who scored with Mkhitaryan one of the two goals of Manchester United’s victory over Ajax Amsterdam in the final played in Stockholm (2-0), played 15 games of the Europa League in the previous campaign, scored three goals and Provided assistance.
The player, who did not attend the draw for the group stage of the competition in Montecarlo on Friday, previously collected the prize in this city from the hands of UEFA President, Slovenian Aleksander Ceferin, with whom he presented two days ago Campaign “Respect” of the organization.
Pogba was chosen as the best by the coaches of the 48 clubs that played the group stage and 55 journalists selected by the European Sports Media (ESM) group, representing each of the UEFA member associations.
Ibrahimovic, who played 11 games in the competition, scored five goals, including a treble in the last 16 against French Saint-Étienne, and gave four assists. The Swede was injured in the return leg of the next round and missed the rest of the season
Mkhitaryan participated in eleven matches and signed six goals, two less than the top scorer of the competition, the Roma Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko.