Antonio Valencia was named the Manchester United player of the year, as voted for by the players, taking over form Nani.

“It’s great that they’ve put their trust in me,” said Valencia. “I’m very pleased that I have their support.”

Valencia also won the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year, with 37% of the fans voting for him. Rooney came 2nd with 24% and Scholes 3rd with 12%.

Valencia also won goal of the season for his strike against Blackburn to put us 1-0 up at Ewood Park.

“I am very happy to receive all three awards,” said Valencia. “After last night, the longest night of my life, I will take heart from this. There should be 20 of these awards because all of my team-mates deserve one. I’d like to thank them and to thank my fans at home in Ecuador and Manchester United fans everywhere.”

The Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year is Mats Daehli, taking over from Ryan Tunnicliffe.

The Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year is Michael Keane, taking over from Oliver Gill.




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