Leicester City forward Jamie Vardy has won the Premier League Player of the Season award. Vardy, 29, has scored 24 goals so far this season to help Leicester to their shock Premier League title success. Vardy had been named on a 10-man shortlist for the award, along with clubmates Riyad Mahrez, N’Golo Kante, Kasper Schmeichel and Wes Morgan. Tottenham’s Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Toby Alderweireld were also on the shortlist along with West Ham’s Dimitri Payet and Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil. The England international had already been named Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association, while Mahrez earlier won the PFA Player of the Year award.
Chelsea have confirmed that John Terry and his agent met with chairman Bruce Buck and director Marina Granovskaia this week. He has been offered a new one-year contract at Chelsea. and an offer was forthcoming. He is now considering the offer.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will leave Paris St-Germain at the end of the season. The 34-year-old Sweden striker’s contract with the French champions expires in the summer, and he has been linked with Manchester United, Los Angeles Galaxy and AC Milan. “I am very proud,” he said. “I came like a king, I leave like a legend but I will be back.” PSG said Ibrahimovic leaves as “the greatest striker and one of the very best players in the club’s history”. Ibrahimovic is the club’s record goalscorer despite only joining the club in 2012, his 152 goals coming in 178 appearances.
Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores will leave the club after their final match of the season on Sunday. The Spaniard, 51, was appointed in June 2015 following the club’s promotion to the Premier League. The Hornets are 13th in the Premier League, but have won just two of their past 11 top-flight games. “The club and me don’t have the same point of view about the season,” said Sanchez, who also guided Watford to the FA Cup semi-finals. “We don’t have the necessary conditions to activate the clause to renew my contract so I will leave Watford as a consequence. “I felt completely happy with this year and I have enjoyed this experience.” Former Real Madrid and Valencia player Sanchez will leave after Sunderland visit Vicarage Road on Sunday.