Reading midfielder Michael Olise’s impressive 2020/21 campaign has been rewarded, with the 19-year-old recently being named as the EFL’s Young Player of the Season.
Olise has caught the eye with a number of strong performances this term, as the Royals narrowly missed out on a top-six finish in the Championship.
He has been a regular in Veljko Paunovic’s side this season, and has made 44 appearances in all competitions, whilst also chipping in with six goals and ten assists so far for the Berkshire-based side.
The midfielder beat Blackburn Rovers’ Harvey Elliott and Norwich City’s Max Aarons to the award, and was also named in the Championship’s Team of the Season.
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Plenty of the Madejski Stadium faithful took to social media to react to the news of Olise’s award, with a number of them highlighting that this recognition could boost the club’s asking price for his services during the summer transfer window.
Take a look at the best of the reaction from Twitter below….
— pauline macdonald (@princessmacd) April 30, 2021
Incredible player, congrats bossman 🥶
— ReeceRFC (@Reece_RFC) April 29, 2021
Well deserved mate. You have been awesome for us this season
— Simon Jelowitz (@witzenda) April 29, 2021
top baller well deserved Stay tho 😍
— Josh l 99 l (@Joshl99l) April 29, 2021
Adds 5 million to his value
— Olly 🦏 (@Olly49572250) April 29, 2021
Extra 10 mil this summer
— AJ (@AJalexjury) April 29, 2021
Olise in the Team of the season too. 👌🏻 even more added to the price tag! 😂 #ReadingFC
— Jamie Hodder (@Jamie_Hodder21) April 29, 2021
Michael Olise a worthy winner of Young Player of the Year. It should add some value on too & won’t do any harm in the interest in him #readingfc
— Nick Houlton (@Houlton11) April 29, 2021