Fatawu Issahaku clinches Leicester City’s Young Player of the Season award

Fatawu Issahaku

Ghana winger Fatawu Issahaku has been named Leicester City’s Men’s Young Player of the Season, solidifying his impact on the team during the club’s end of season awards ceremony at King Power Stadium on Tuesday evening.

On loan from Sporting Lisbon throughout the season, Fatawu swiftly won over the Foxes’ supporters with his stellar performances. He showcased his prowess by netting seven goals and providing 13 assists in the 2023/24 campaign.

His standout moment came with a remarkable hat-trick and a crucial assist for Jamie Vardy’s goal in Leicester’s dominant 5-0 victory over Southampton at King Power Stadium last Tuesday.

Additionally, Issahaku played a pivotal role in Monday’s 3-0 title-clinching triumph against Preston North End, assisting Kasey McAteer.

His outstanding contributions played a significant role in Leicester City’s triumph in the English Championship, securing their promotion to the Premier League for the upcoming season.

With his exceptional form exceeding expectations, Leicester City are set to secure his services permanently. The potential transfer deal is estimated to be in the region of €17 million.