Over the years there have been some truly great winners of the Premier League ‘Player of the Season’ award.
Not all recipients of the coveted bauble have been purely creative geniuses or goalscoring legends. The individual accolade has recognised world class talent across the board. Unlike the Ballon d’Or, with Fabio Cannavaro the last defensive winner some 14 years ago.
Since 2009, the Premier League ‘Player of the Season’ award has taken its place upon the mantlepieces of no fewer than three centre-backs, including Nemanja Vidic (twice), Vincent Kompany and Virgil van Dijk, not to mention defensive midfielder N’Golo Kante.
On these shores, true quality comes in many guises and is not measured by goalscoring metrics, but rather the overall impact a player has had on his club across the entire campaign, be it in the final third, defence, midfield or even between the sticks, as 1995-96 winner Peter Schmeichel will attest.
In more recent times, there have been some epic names added to an already illustrious alumni, but of those latest inclusions, which one do you most have most in common with? Well, take our personality quiz below to find out…