The Uruguay international has made a massive impact since joining the club on a free transfer last summer, making 38 appearances across all competitions and scoring 16 goals along the way.
El Matador has won six Man of the Match awards via the fan-voted polls in our Official App so far, following his heroics against Southampton, Everton, Spurs, Granada, Roma and Fulham. We can confirm that Bruno Fernandes is the only member of the squad to win more prizes this season.
When we recently sat down with the no.7 to discuss his campaign to date, he reflected on an eventful outing at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium when asked to name his standout match:
“I think that the Tottenham game is an exciting one you can look back on with a lot of enjoyment, because of how the game panned out and for the incidents that happened out there on the pitch.”