Crystal Palace playmaker Eberechi Eze has been named Premier League Player of the Week for his virtuoso performance against Sheffield United.
The 22-year-old was voted the most outstanding player by football facts and statistics website whoscored.com.
Eze scored Palace’s second goal and had the assist for Christian Benteke’s opener in the win at already relegated Sheffield.
Commenting on Eze, Whoscored.com wrote: “With a WhoScored rating of 9.18, Eberechi Eze is the Premier League player of the week.
“The Crystal Palace star had a direct hand in both goals in their 2-0 win over Sheffield United, providing the assist for Christian Benteke to put the Eagles ahead after two minutes before adding his first and Palace’s second with two minutes to go.
“An additional five successful dribbles means Eze is good value for his award.”
Since joining Palace from Queens Park Rangers last summer, Eze has scored four goals in 32 league appearances.
Born to Nigerian parents, the England youth international has been on the sights of the Nigeria Football Federation, who considers him a valuable addition to the Super Eagles should he decide to switch allegiance.
It however remains uncertain of the skillful midfielder will don the green and white shirt having already committed his future to the Queen’s country.