Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk has beaten Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling to become the PFA Players’ Player of the Year for 2019.
The official announcement is due on Thursday but the Liverpool centre-half has won the backing of his fellow professionals for his outstanding contribution in the best defence in the Premier League this season, according to Daily Mail.
Victory for the Dutch defender means the prize remains with Liverpool, following Mohamed Salah’s triumph last season.
The 2019 PFA Awards will be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Sunday, April 28.
The Holland international joined Liverpool in January 2018 in a £75million transfer from Southampton has made 44 appearances in all competitions for Liverpool so far this season.