Leverkusen's Florian Wirtz has been honoured as the 2022/23 UEFA Europa League Young Player of the Season.
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UEFA's Technical Observer panel has named Leverkusen's Florian Wirtz as the 2022/23 UEFA Europa League Young Player of the Season.
The midfielder missed the first half of the season with a knee injury but returned to his brilliant best as Leverkusen made it all the way to the semi-finals.
The 20-year-old struck in both legs of their knockout round play-off tie against Monaco, also registering an assist in the second meeting, then set up a goal as the German side beat Ferencváros 2-0 in their round of 16 first leg. His third and final goal in the knockout stage was a crucial late equaliser at home to Union SG in their quarter-final opener.
Florian Wirtz's 2022/23 Europa League stats
Passing accuracy: 81.63%