Lookman Wins Atalanta Player of the Season

Nigerian winger, Ademola Lookman has emerged as Atalanta’s 2023/2024 Player of the Season.

Lookman, 26, shone like a million star, netting thrice (hat-trick) as Atalanta put three past Bayer Leverkusen to lift the UEFA Europa League at Aviva Stadium, Dublin City, Ireland.

He fired home the first 12 minutes into the game – and found the back of the net for the second and the third in the 26th and 75th minute respectively.

The former RB Leipzig player had earlier scored two goals in the competition prior to the final.

He also played a pivotal role in Gian Piero Gasperini’s side fourth place finish (69 points) in the Serie A, scoring 11 goals and registering 8 assists in 31 appearances.

With a goal in the Italian cup, he amassed 27 goal contributions (17 goals and 10 assists) in 45 matches across all competitions.


Hope Ejairu

Hope Ejairu is a writer, sports analyst and journalist, with publications on print and digital media. He holds certifications in various media/journalism trainings, including AFP.

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