Johan Bakayoko has been named as the best Keuken Kampioen Divisie player for the 2021/22 season. The prestigious award was presented on a gala night to the PSV U21 forward, who follows in the footsteps of, among other players, former PSV star Dries Mertens.
One of the most important players
Johan Bakayoko has become one of Ruud van Nistelrooij’s most important players. The 19-year-old Belgian scored 17 goals and had 10 assists to his name. He made his senior debut this season. Bakayoko joined the PSV Academy in 2019 and played for the PSV U17, U19 and U21 teams. He will be promoted to the first-team squad this summer.