The talented forward’s exceptional performances throughout the season secured him this prestigious accolade, leaving his teammates and fans in awe.
Lookman’s remarkable achievement can be attributed to his consistent brilliance on the pitch, becoming the third Nigerian to win player of the season award this year.
With an impressive total of 81 points, he outshone his teammates to clinch the highly sought-after award.
Super Eagles players of the season for their clubs so far:
Alex Iwobi – Everton
Kelechi Iheanacho – Leicester
Ademola Lookman – Atalanta
Good to see great work being recognised
His closest competitors, De Roon and Kop, earned 75 and 69 points respectively, but they fell short of matching Lookman’s incredible contributions.
Throughout the season, Lookman displayed his exceptional skills in all competitions, making a total of 32 appearances for Atalanta.
His impact was truly felt as he played a significant role in the team’s successful Serie A campaign, helping them secure a fifth-place finish with 61 points.
Atalanta’s impressive position also earned them a coveted Europa League qualification ticket.
The Nigerian star proved to be an indispensable asset to Atalanta, showcasing his versatility and ability to both score and create goals.
Lookman’s tremendous efforts resulted in his involvement in a staggering 20 goals over the course of the season.
With 15 goals to his name, he emerged as Atalanta’s leading goal scorer, showcasing his clinical finishing abilities.
Additionally, his exceptional vision and creativity led to him providing the highest number of assists for the team, accumulating five in total.
Lookman’s remarkable performances throughout the season were a testament to his skill, dedication, and adaptability.
The 25-year-old Super Eagles star joined Atalanta from RB Leipzig in the summer of 2022, and he seamlessly integrated into the Serie A side’s setup.
His impact was immediate, and he quickly established himself as a fan favorite with his electrifying displays.
The recognition as Atalanta BC News Player of the Season serves as a well-deserved acknowledgment of Lookman’s immense talent and significant contributions to the team’s success.
Atalanta supporters eagerly anticipate witnessing his continued growth and exceptional performances in the seasons to come, as he cements his status as one of the club’s most valuable assets.