Kevin De Bruyne wins second-straight PFA Player of the Year | ESPN FC

ESPN FC reacts to Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne winning the PFA Players' Player of the Year award after his teammate Ruben Dias won the top-player award voted on by the writers.
0:00 Steve Nicol reacts to De Bruyne winning and questions who was also deserving.
1:30 Alejandro Moreno says he would have voted for Dias.
2:54 Craig Burley makes the case for Ilkay Gundogan as another Man City player who could have won.

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  1. GilzSoDownBad

    GilzSoDownBad2 days ago

    Kane? Bruno? Gundogan? Dias? Why tf did KDB win again

  2. Shane W

    Shane W4 days ago

    Bruno or Kane

  3. Paulinho K

    Paulinho K4 days ago

    Bruno robbed smh

  4. Jasper Conner

    Jasper Conner4 days ago

    Any answer other than Harry Kane is utter nonsense.

  5. 8647-Imran

    8647-Imran4 days ago

    The best midfielder on the planet. Hth

  6. Michael

    Michael4 days ago

    Kane for me

  7. Sneaky Way

    Sneaky Way4 days ago

    Im a chelsea fan but Harry Kane was robbed

  8. Ezinne Ebele-Adinnu

    Ezinne Ebele-Adinnu4 days ago

    He didn't even win poty in his club Absolute ROBBERY

  9. Guinness

    Guinness4 days ago

    He wasn't the best player at City but ok

  10. peterhaslund

    peterhaslund5 days ago

    De Bruyne is right on for MVP or Best Player on Best Team or just plain Best Player. Van Dijk coming back to claim all titles again next season though if he can reclaim form prior to injury. A big if

  11. Richard Bryan

    Richard Bryan5 days ago

    De bruyne deserves it

  12. NoxiousRob

    NoxiousRob5 days ago

    I have to agree with Craig. Dias would have been my choice, with Gundogan as second choice.

  13. Awoken

    Awoken3 days ago

    Gundogan waas our best player...

  14. Tony Montana

    Tony Montana5 days ago

    I swear Stewart sounds smart but talks a lot of nonsense.

  15. Dax2424 Elvis

    Dax2424 Elvis5 days ago

    Kdb wasn't even the best player in City(Gundogan) let alone the premier league,System is broken

  16. Ola Williams

    Ola Williams6 days ago

    Someone is being very dumb here...Look again at the stats for HARRY KANE!

  17. 1080 MmaXa

    1080 MmaXa6 days ago

    I sware They give this to Ruben Diaz

  18. Robert Sammy

    Robert Sammy6 days ago

    How was this descision made , Harry Kane scored 23 PL goals to De bruynes 6 and had 14 assists whilst De bruyne had 12 . In European Competitions Kane had 8 goals whilst De bruyne had 3 . It is true That Man City won PL and Caraboa but isnt it that player of the year is based on the individual stats. ????

  19. Amrit

    Amrit6 days ago

    This is a robbery. In that case Bruno should have won it. Kane was robbed

  20. Farshan

    Farshan6 days ago

    Most undeserving.... This is a scam! What the flick he's getting this award for?....

  21. SufamiDan

    SufamiDan6 days ago

    Bruno was superior

  22. Paul Stewart

    Paul Stewart6 days ago

    Craig once again, an astute observer of the game. Always interesting perspectives.

  23. Russell ward

    Russell ward6 days ago

    Players dontbwztch games so they just vote for names. KDB was Citys 3rd best player. He. Issued 6 weeks of the season. Gundogan deserved it more but Dias should have been the Clea choice.

  24. Seb Horton

    Seb Horton6 days ago

    Ridiculous that Kane isn't getting these awards

  25. Kwame Agyei

    Kwame Agyei6 days ago

    I don't think footballers watch much football. I imagine once the form(or whatever) gets to them, they just pick which player they rate and hope he's on the shortlist, with no perspective of how the season actually went. As far as individual outstanding performance goes, Kane and Bruno are 1st and 2nd(in whichever order makes sense to u).

  26. Farshan

    Farshan6 days ago


  27. Jason Steel

    Jason Steel6 days ago

    When people would ask how Harry Kane become from a footballer to axe-murdering psychopath this video will be used

  28. Prince Varughese

    Prince Varughese6 days ago

    ESPN should stick to NBA.

  29. Rocky

    Rocky6 days ago

    If mount had bruno's stats we won't hear the end of it

  30. S

    S6 days ago

    De Bruyne and Messi’s passes are magic.

  31. Maulik Garg

    Maulik Garg6 days ago

    lols can’t believe de bruyne won

  32. Anton

    Anton6 days ago

    I think Ruben Dias had a larger impact on the team this year. But I can see why the players voted for KDB. If I were a player, and I had to pick between having KDB or Dias on my team, I'd choose KDB all day

  33. adidas 76

    adidas 766 days ago

    Gundo was city's best player this season

  34. Taal Boss

    Taal Boss6 days ago

    This is the greatest public robbery I've ever seen mane....Kane or Bruno should have won. The goals and assists

  35. MF10COMPS™

    MF10COMPS™6 days ago

    He deserved it what an amazing midfielder he is.

  36. Badmus Kaybee

    Badmus Kaybee6 days ago

    People dont realize what Chelsea have done for football. If not Imagine city with Quardruptule

  37. Lewi Yonas

    Lewi Yonas6 days ago

    Ima a city fan, and yes you could make a better argument for Ruben Dias winning both the pfa and fwa poty (tho as a de bruyne fan I’m happy he got 1 and Dias the other) but tbh Harry Kane shoulda had both, I don’t think we’ve seen a forward be that prolific in an attacking sense since Henry and the fact no ones even talking bout him is kinda disrespectful

  38. Abel Makori

    Abel Makori6 days ago

    Bruno Fernandez deserved it more than him, the closest person who should have won other Bruno is Ruben Diaz

  39. Gautam Hegde

    Gautam Hegde6 days ago

    Bruno Penandes deserved to win the award in my opinion.

  40. anil bodar

    anil bodar6 days ago

    Awards are joke in PL . So baised

  41. Drake Geralds

    Drake Geralds6 days ago

    Kane was robbed. He deserved this more than Dias and Kevin

  42. VoodooChaos

    VoodooChaos6 days ago

    Congratulations to KDB he's a class player BUT imo Bruno Fernandes deserved it, the same can be said on Mason Mount getting the young PFA

  43. Gautam Hegde

    Gautam Hegde6 days ago

    Me too. Bruno Penandes was easily the player of the season.

  44. Darren Redden

    Darren Redden6 days ago

    As much as I like KDB...this season he wasn't as good as last year! Kane was robbed

  45. mothusi mashigo

    mothusi mashigo6 days ago

    Unnecessary award

  46. Brian limo

    Brian limo6 days ago

    I'd go for Harry Kane coz hes done it all as a player in a mediocre team.

  47. Tkay ✔️

    Tkay ✔️6 days ago

    All these idiots in the comments you realize players vote for these right?

  48. Tilak R

    Tilak R6 days ago

    This should be Kane...

  49. Zaki Yare

    Zaki Yare6 days ago

    Gundogan is Turkish but was the best Oil City player this season Lool KDB not even top 3 at City .. Foden, Dias, Gundogan

  50. Mullapudi Lakshmi Sai Viswanadh chowdary

    Mullapudi Lakshmi Sai Viswanadh chowdary6 days ago

    It’s close between all 6 of them because all 6 have been superb. But it should’ve been between Gundogan and Kane imo

  51. Joshua obaga

    Joshua obaga6 days ago

    KDB was robbed when Salah won it, this is what balance looks like.

  52. Sim Stander

    Sim Stander6 days ago

    But Harry Kane?

  53. Charles Apana

    Charles Apana6 days ago

    Yeah kudos to Kevin De Bruyne

  54. Lethuxolo Kunene

    Lethuxolo Kunene6 days ago

    Classic Premier league compensation. Should have given it to him in 2018 and they giving now. Hasn't even be the best in our side this season. Still the best CAM around no doubt though.

  55. Ziphelele Khumalo

    Ziphelele Khumalo6 days ago


  56. lovesh r

    lovesh r6 days ago

    KDB easily the best player in the premier league. A joy to watch on the pitch

  57. malcolm tanhamira

    malcolm tanhamira6 days ago

    So is the United Stand bigger than ESPN FC ?

  58. Gautam Hegde

    Gautam Hegde6 days ago


  59. astrofiger

    astrofiger6 days ago

    Players don’t look at other players’ stats or who has been instrumental to other teams or who has had a transformational season, etc. They don’t have time for that. They only have one thing in their mind when casting their vote, which is “who was the most amazing player I played against this season”

  60. Adam Chillingsworth

    Adam Chillingsworth6 days ago

    More like how fast can I fill this out before i can bump some blow and get hammered.

  61. raunvivek

    raunvivek6 days ago

    It's player of the year award not best player in the premier league

  62. hamzah 13

    hamzah 137 days ago

    If you wanted to give it to a city player it should have been gundogan or Diaz. However the one who truly deserved this was Kane. I feel he was robbed

  63. #E Football short's special

    #E Football short's special7 days ago


  64. Sam the saviour

    Sam the saviour7 days ago

    Bruno by far the POTY

  65. Gautam Hegde

    Gautam Hegde6 days ago

    I think so too. Bruno Penandes deserved to win it.

  66. wandile.dlamini _

    wandile.dlamini _7 days ago

    They didn't even mention Kane's name💀

  67. II Rhetorical II

    II Rhetorical II7 days ago

    Uhh...Kane?...Gundagan?...Mount?...even Penandes. No offence to Kevin but..Common...Even Mount was robbed with the younger award. Smh

  68. Nick M

    Nick M7 days ago

    Trent Alexander Arnold played way more clutch than Kevin this year.

  69. Femi

    Femi7 days ago

    Wonder why. I really like him as a player but he did nothing special this year. It was just a consolation after losing the UCL.

  70. L .

    L .6 days ago

    The award was given before the UCL final

  71. Romarick Romarick

    Romarick Romarick7 days ago

    I'm surprised no one mentioned kane Highest goals scorer. Andost assist in a poor spurs team mind you

  72. sandesh rayamajhi

    sandesh rayamajhi7 days ago

    apparently the players think KDB is the POTS so i will take their opinions over every salty bit***s in the comment section anyday so ya'll can stop crying now about whoever tf got robbed. FFS this was decided by their vote & not some corrupted org like FIFA/UEFA.

  73. Akash Thomas

    Akash Thomas7 days ago

    Best passer in the world? He should watch la liga as well.

  74. El Camino

    El Camino7 days ago

    A decade from now we'll have to check the stats cause most of us would assume it was Kane and someone would have to remind us it actually wasnt and it was actually Diaz and De Bruyne...

  75. Githin V

    Githin V7 days ago

    Absolute nonsense..KDB is a WC player but this award wasn't deserved. Kane/ Dias/Gundogan got robbed. Who makes these decisions? Do they even watch the league? Plus the bald headed guy in the discussion is deluded. He says he is the best passer the game has ever seen. Then why don't you give him the award every season. What a dumb justification.

  76. Abhinav Lal

    Abhinav Lal7 days ago

    Kdb the best passer in the world, Messi plays cricket! Good Robbo.

  77. Basudev Basnet

    Basudev Basnet7 days ago

    Why didn't they even mention the name of kane.

  78. Chris Roberts

    Chris Roberts7 days ago

    The most negative pundit I've ever seen CRAIG BURLEY OUT NOW

  79. Ritesh Kumar Mishra

    Ritesh Kumar Mishra7 days ago

    Why are there guys talking like harry kane doesn't even exist

  80. Asha Singh

    Asha Singh7 days ago

    KDB was not even in the top 3 players for city this season. Phil foden, Ruben and gundogan were all better than him. It's a joke of award.

  81. Asha Singh

    Asha Singh7 days ago

    Its not fair on others. Kevin missed 13 games. Kane and Ruben were better than him. It's a steal.

  82. Vargas

    Vargas7 days ago

    De Bruyne should have won

  83. James Kannan

    James Kannan7 days ago

    Surprised Harry Kane didn't get the award. Apart from goals and assists, his dribbling and passes and controlling of the game were awesome to watch.

  84. Marvel Watkins

    Marvel Watkins7 days ago

    What more does kane have to do to win the PFA because wow how did he not win it

  85. SufamiDan

    SufamiDan6 days ago

    These awards are notoriously corrupt. The Eurovision song contest of awards.

  86. RV YAMZ

    RV YAMZ7 days ago

    Kane sud have won it. This is absolute robbery.

  87. Chris C

    Chris C7 days ago

    KDB did nothing this season so stupid

  88. Jason Wright

    Jason Wright7 days ago

    I just find it weird that Kane with most goals and assists in a struggling team gets snubbed,. How is this even the slightest bit fair?

  89. Winston Beckford

    Winston Beckford7 days ago

    Ruben and Kane was criminal robbed😭🥲

  90. Bablu hajong

    Bablu hajong7 days ago

    I'm not agree with this..🙅‍♂️☹️Why not kane Or bruno 🤷‍♂️this two is better than Dias and de bruyne

  91. Pekham Ngoruh

    Pekham Ngoruh7 days ago

    Ruben Diaz deserve a lot

  92. UltimateGamer

    UltimateGamer7 days ago

    Mount > Foden FOR YPFA cos thats just city bias at this point

  93. Parth Sharma

    Parth Sharma7 days ago

    Just look at kane and Bruno stats unreal Absolutely unreal 💥💥💥💥💥

  94. Vikram Bhat

    Vikram Bhat7 days ago

    I think this season KDB was out of crucial moment of time, so either Gundogan,Kane or Ruben Dias should have won this.

  95. Claude Makelele

    Claude Makelele7 days ago

    Kane should've got it. He wasn't that outstanding this season. And was injured.

  96. Nathanael Morrison

    Nathanael Morrison6 days ago

    @Claude Makelele Shoot! I misunderstood your comment bro.

  97. Claude Makelele

    Claude Makelele7 days ago

    @Nathanael Morrison nope..even Ikay was better than KDB

  98. Emmanuel Stephenson

    Emmanuel Stephenson7 days ago

    KDB is the best passer in the premier league not the world. There is still someone called Lionel Messi playing for Barcelona in La Liga.

  99. Suzan Luitel

    Suzan Luitel7 days ago

    He dont deserves this

  100. Daniel Joseph

    Daniel Joseph7 days ago

    KDB didn’t have an open play goal for half the season. Kane robbed and I’m a Chelsea fan

  101. Pallanti Akb

    Pallanti Akb7 days ago

    Kane or Bruno robbed imo



    KDB winning it is a robbery

  103. Kendy Japri

    Kendy Japri7 days ago

    Let be honest, KDB is a botler in big game..

  104. Casey Miller

    Casey Miller7 days ago

    KdB face of the League 👑



    They are buying awards now 🙄

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    javier book shadows contributor du7 days ago

    284th comment

  107. ANONYMOUS The Last

    ANONYMOUS The Last7 days ago

    Honestly no one other than Harry Kane deserved that award. Nearly 35 G/A in a very terrible spurs team is incredible. You shouldn't forget that they were on top for a few weeks because of him

  108. Nemophilist

    Nemophilist7 days ago

    Kane getting robbed here.

  109. Johno

    Johno7 days ago

    Laughable I swear all the City players/manager crying over these awards has led to them getting all these awards. De Bruyne was the 4th/5th best player at City THIS season

  110. ManCity1

    ManCity17 days ago

    He deserved it!!🤫🤫To all of haters and jealous KDB one of the greatest of all time, stop crying like children 🤣🤣