Published: 10:47, May 25, 2024
Inter's Martinez named Serie A player of the season
By Reuters
Inter's Lautaro Martinez celebrates their victory of the "scudetto" after the Serie A soccer match between Inter and Lazio at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy, May 19, 2024. (PHOTO / AP) 

Inter Milan captain and Serie A 2023-24 leading goalscorer Lautaro Martinez was named the most valuable player (MVP) of the season by the Italian top-flight league on Friday.

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The Argentina international has scored 24 goals in Inter's league-winning campaign this season, eight more than Juventus' Dusan Vlahovic who is second on the list.

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Vlahovic was named as the best striker by the league, while Monza's Michele Di Gregorio was named best goalkeeper. Martinez's team mates Alessandro Bastoni and Hakan Calhanoglu were named the best defender and midfielder.

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Martinez will receive his trophy on Sunday before Inter finish their campaign at Verona, Serie A said in a statement.