Ghanaian attacker, Jordan Ayew has been voted as Crystal Palace player of the year for the 2019/2020 season.
Jordan beat colleagues Gary Cahill and Vicente Guaita to the award after he pulled 37% of the total number votes cast. Vicente had 28.2 % and Cahill came third with 16.7%. a total of 6000 votes were cast by fans of the club.
The Black Stars number nine scored 9 goals in 36 matches for his English side. Jordan also won the Players’ player of the season as well as his goal been voted goal of the season.
He gave an overview of his performance in interview after been given his award at the Selhurst Park.
“I’ve worked so hard to get into the team and I think the first season I came into this team wasn’t the best but the club had faith in me, the club wanted me to stay and I wanted to stay as well.
“I had the desire to have a better season and things have gone so well. I’m just grateful.
“I want to thank everyone at the football club; I want to thank the fans especially, they’ve been massive for us this season, for me especially they’ve been massive. I’d like to thank all the people that supported me within the difficult moments that I had in my football career.
“When I have this type of award I just think of my family and obviously of the fans. And one man that’s been so influential in my football career: that’s [mentor and former Olympique de Marseille president] Pape Diouf. I lost him within the period of COVID and he passed away, I wish he was still here so I could present him this.”
Jordan joined Palace from Swansea in 2018 for a loan spell but made his move permanent in 2019.