Robert Pires reveals who should win Premier League Player of the Year ahead of Virgil van Dijk

first_imgAdvertisement Robert Pires reveals who should win Premier League Player of the Year ahead of Virgil van Dijk Van Dijk is the favourite to win POTY (Picture: Fantasista/Getty Images)Robert Pires believes there should be ‘only one winner’ of the Premier League Player of the Year award – and it shouldn’t be Virgil van Dijk.The Liverpool centre-back is the heavy favourite to be crowned as English football’s most impressive star in 2018/19 after some dominant displays at the heart of Jurgen Klopp’s defence.Many view Van Dijk as the catalyst for Liverpool’s title challenge, and there’s no denying he has made them a defensive force to be reckoned with.But Arsenal legend Pires thinks Eden Hazard deserves to pip Van Dijk to the post and that Chelsea will be lucky if they can keep him from Real Madrid’s clutches this summer.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I think Hazard is the best player in the Premier League and he fits the profile of what Real Madrid are looking for,’ he told Bwin. Will Hazard win POTY? (Picture: Getty Images)‘I’ve seen talk about maybe Van Dijk winning Premier League Player of the Year, but there should only be one winner and his name is Eden Hazard.‘I watch Chelsea matches just because I want to watch Hazard play.‘Chelsea are very lucky to have Hazard and he can do things that no other player in the world can do.‘You look at his penalty in the Carabao Cup and who else would even try that against Ederson in that situation?‘The problem is that Hazard isn’t able to win the trophies his talent deserves at Chelsea so Real Madrid are a very attractive proposition.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterMonday 4 Mar 2019 12:35 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link495Shares Advertisement Commentlast_img

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