Hakan Calhanoglu voted Bundesliga Player of the Week

Bayer Leverkusen star Hakan Çalhanoğlu was voted Bundesliga Player of the Week on the German top-flight divisions official website.

Çalhanoğlu scored a sensational free-kick in the 2-0 win over Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich on Matchday 31.

The Turkish international opened the scoring on 55 minutes with a brilliant free-kick strike past Bayern star Manuel Neuer.

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The goal helped Bayer earn a valuable three points to help them remain on track for a Champions League place next season.

The Turkish international was Man of the Match according to Whoscored with a rating of 8.68.

The 21-year-old won 58 percent of the votes from users of the official Bundesliga site.

The Bayer star now has a total of five goals from direct set-pieces this season.

Çalhangoğlu is regarded as being one of the best set-piece specialists in world football.

Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola recently described the Turkish international as being the best free-kick specialist in the league, “Çalhanoğlu is one of the best free-kick takers in the Bundesliga.”

Çalhanoğlu now has 10 assists and 12 goals in all competitions this season.

 

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