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Ghana’s Fatawu Issahaku Named Leicester City’s Young Player of the Season

Leicester City Football Club has honored Abdul Fatawu, a Ghanaian international, as the Men’s Young Player of the Year during the club’s annual awards ceremony at the King Power Stadium.

Fatawu, who hails from Sporting Lisbon in Portugal, showcased remarkable talent during his loan spell with Leicester City in the 2023/24 season, winning the hearts of fans and critics with his impressive performances.

Throughout the season, Fatawu scored seven goals and provided 13 assists, establishing himself as a rising star in football.

One of his standout moments was a memorable hat-trick in Leicester City’s 5-0 win over Southampton, where he also assisted Jamie Vardy’s goal, highlighting his versatility and impact on the team.

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Fatawu played a crucial role in Leicester City’s 3-0 victory over Preston North End, which secured the league title for the club. His performances have reportedly impressed the club, leading to interest in securing his services permanently.

Leicester City is expected to exercise their buy option, valued at around €17 million ($18.9 million), demonstrating their confidence in Fatawu’s potential and their commitment to building a strong team for the future.

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