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Ryan Sessegnon cleans up at EFL Awards with five gongs… ahead of Ruben Neves

Fulham boy wonder picked up five awards at the end of season bash on Sunday night

Ryan Sessegnon cleaned up with FIVE gongs at Sunday’s EFL Awards.

The Fulham boy wonder, 17, took home the Championship Player of the Season, Young Player of the Season and Championship Apprentice of the Year crowns.


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Ryan Sessegnon cleaned up at the EFL Awards on Sunday night

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Ryan Sessegnon cleaned up at the EFL Awards on Sunday night

Ryan Sessegnon claimed five awards but dearly wants promotion with Fulham

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Ryan Sessegnon claimed five awards but dearly wants promotion with Fulham

While he was also included in the EFL Team of the Season and an EFL Club Developed XI at the Hilton on London’s Park Lane.

Sessegnon has taken the league by storm this season, but it meant Ruben Neves went home empty handed.

The Portuguese midfielder shocked the footballing world when he signed for Wolves last summer and has unsurprisingly dominated proceedings, helping the Black Country side clinch promotion this weekend.

Neves has scored wonder goal after wonder goal this season

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Neves has scored wonder goal after wonder goal this season

But despite being regarded as the best player ever to grace the division, Neves was beaten to Player of the Season by Sessegnon.

The hero of the night revealed his desire to help take Fulham back to the top-flight.

Sessegnon, 17, said: “I want to be playing in the Premier League with Fulham.

“It’s been an incredible run and I want to continue it.

Ryan Sessegnon and partner Lacie Southion at the awards

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Ryan Sessegnon and partner Lacie Southion at the awards

EFL Team of the Year players (left to right) John Ruddy, Adebayo Akinfenwa, Ruben Neves, Conor Coady, Ryan Sessegnon, James Maddison, Bradley Dack, Bobby Reid

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EFL Team of the Year players (left to right) Adebayo Akinfenwa, Bradley Dack, Ryan Sessegnon, Bobby Reid, James Maddison, Ruben Neves, Conor Coady, John Ruddy

“Hopefully we do it by the automatics, if not then via the play-offs.”

Blackburn’s Bradley Dack took home the League One Player of the Season gong, while Accrington striker Billy Kee was named League Two Player of the Season.

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