Marko Arnautovic named Austrian Footballer of the Year



West Ham United's Marko Arnautovic has been named the Austria Footballer of the Year following a sensational 2018. 

The Irons attacker has enjoyed one of the best years in his career in the Claret and Blue, scoring 11 Premier League goals in 2018 so far. 

The 29-year-old's win is his first Austrian Footballer of the Year award, after RP Leipzig's Marcel Sabitzer claimed the 2017 honour. 

Already this season Arnautovic has been involved in seven Premier League goals in 13 matches. 

Six-time winner of the award, David Alaba, has already Tweeted his congratulations to his international compatriot. 

The Bayern Munich defender wrote: "Congratulations bro, you've had a massive year!"

Arnautovic is the 23rd different Austrian player to be given this honour, and the first to do so while based in the Premier League.