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Ansgar Knauff named UEFA Europa League Young Player of the Season

German-born Ghanaian winger Ansgar Knauff has been named as the UEFA Europa League’s Young Player of the tournament.

The youngster was a revelation as he helped his side over come Rangers in the finals of Europe’s second tier competition on Wednesday.

Eintracht Frankfurt’s 42-year wait for a European title ended with a 5-4 penalty shoot-out win over Glasgow Rangers in the Europa League final.

Goalkeeper Kevin Trapp came up with a big save at the end of extra time and another in the shoot-out on Wednesday night to help give Frankfurt the victory.

The game had ended 1-1 after full time and extra time.
Knauff is on loan from German giants Borussia Dortmund and played in seven matches in the Europa League scoring against Barcelona and West Ham at the latter stages whiles providing one assist.

He joined in January on an 18 month contract and has been a breathe of fresh air.

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