Hazard named PFA Young Player of the Year

April 27, 2014
Hazard named PFA Young Player of the Year

Chelsea's Eden Hazard has been named the PFA Young Player of the Year.

The Belgium international finished ahead of Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge, who was named runner-up, while Southampton left back Luke Shaw secured third place.

Hazard has been pivotal in Chelsea's Premier League title challenge this season, having scored 14 goals and registered seven assists in 33 appearances.

The 23-year-old was also named in the PFA Team of the Year, which also featured his Chelsea teammates Petr Cech and Gary Cahill.

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey, Everton's Ross Barkley and Liverpool's Raheem Sterling were also on the initial list of nominees.