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Hazard voted PFA player of the year

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LONDON (AP) Eden Hazard's breathtaking individual displays for Chelsea were honored by his fellow professionals in English football on Sunday when he picked up the player of the year award.

The 24-year-old Belgium winger upgraded the young player title he received last year from the Professional Footballers' Association, but still came second in that vote as the trophy passed to 21-year-old striker Harry Kane after remarkable season for Tottenham.

Hazard's latest accolade adds to the French player of the year titles he won while at Lille in 2011 and 2012 when he joined Chelsea for more than $40 million.


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