The warden played a key role in helping the Blues win the Uefa Champions League
Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy shared his gratitude to teammates and the club after winning the European Goalkeeper of the Year award.
The Senegal striker has helped the Blues win the Uefa Champions League due to his world-class save. The West Londoners defeated Manchester City with a single goal to win the annual competition.
The warden now referred to his social media account to everyone who made it possible, and at the same time praised his teammates who also won awards in their respective categories.
“I have a very special feeling … I’m proud and honored to win this award,” Mendy said.
‘I want to share it with all my teammates, all the staff, my coach, all the people working behind the scenes to grow the club and with my family.
‘Congratulations to Jorginho on the award for best player, N’Golo Kante for best midfielder of the season, and congratulations to coach Thomas Tuchel on being selected as the best in his category.
“It’s now about continuing to work hard, being consistent and winning more titles.”
Meanwhile, the Blues have been combined with Serie A heavyweights Juventus, Russian kit Zenit and Malmo FF in Group H of this season’s Champions League campaign.
The defending champions strive to match last season’s performance, where they went to the final and eventually won it. Group A loses to finalists Manchester City, who play PSG, RB Leipzig and Club Brugge.
La Liga champions Atletico Madrid are in Group B with Liverpool, Porto and AC Milan. Another English representative Manchester United is in Group F with the Europa League champions Villarreal, Atalanta and Young Boys.
Group A: Manchester City, PSG, RB Leipzig, Club Brugge
Group B: Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Porto, AC Milan
Group C: Sporting, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas
Group D: Inter, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, ball
Group E: Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kiev
Group F: Villarreal, Manchester United, Atalanta, Young Boys
Group G: Lille, Sevilla, Red Bull Salzburg, Wolfsburg
Group H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit, Malmö