Vardy voted England’s best player

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has capped off a remarkable season by picking up the FWA Footballer of the Year award.

The 29-year-old led the Foxes to their first top-flight title in the club's history with his 24 goals and is still in with a shot of winning the Golden Boot this season.

Vardy was part of a 10-man shortlist for the prestigious accolade, alongside club-mates Riyad Mahrez, N'Golo Kante, Kasper Schmeichel and Wes Morgan.

"It is an amazing feeling to have my name on the trophy with the names of legends who have won it in the past. It is an absolute honour," he said after receiving the trophy.

"There have been personal highlights, like the goal against Liverpool, but it has been a massive team effort.

"To be able to have turned up and produced the football we have every single game has been unbelievable for us."

The England international went on to dismiss speculation that he is looking to leave the King Power Stadium during the off-season.

"We have just won the league and we are in the Champions League next season," he said. "You can see that all the lads are happy at Leicester. I am concentrating solely on Leicester."

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