Fulham winger Ryan Sessegnon says it was a “special feeling” to win four awards at Sunday’s EFL awards night.

Sessegnon, 17, was named Championship player of the season on Sunday, beating team-mate Tom Cairney and Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves.

He also won the Championship’s young player of the season and apprentice of the year awards, and was named in the Championship team of the season.

“I would have been happy with just one award,” he told BBC Sport.

“I would never have thought I would win the young player or player of the season because there’s been some fantastic competition in the league this season, especially Ruben Neves at Wolves, James Maddison at Norwich, Cairney at Fulham.

“A lot of great players have played this season so to win those two awards is a special feeling.”

Sessegnon has been with Fulham since he was eight years old, with twin brother Steven also on the books at Craven Cottage.

His loyalty to the club – despite reported interest last summer from Manchester United and Tottenham – was rewarded with a special award after he was named in a club-developed XI.

“Coming through the youth ranks at Fulham is a great honour to me,” he said.

“To step out at Craven Cottage week in week out as a local boy is just extra special.

“For the fans, for the club, for the young players I want to show there is a pathway at Fulham for young players to go through in the first team.”

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