Serero among Eredivisie TOTY

Bafana Bafana midfielder Thulani Serero has earned recognition for a standout season in the Eredivisie with Vitesse Arnhem.

Serero, 29, has rebuilt his career with the Dutch outfit after falling out of favour at Ajax Amsterdam back in 2017.

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The deep-lying playmaker was an ever-present figure in Vitas starting XI, only missing three games for the entire season - while often being lauded as the heart beat of Leonid Slutsky's side.

Serero averaged 51.9 passes per game with a completion rate of 89.3% over the 2018/19 season as they qualified for the UEFA Europa League play-offs with a fifth-placed finish.

And his effort have duly been recognised by in the nation his plied his trade in over the past eight years with a substitutes place in the team of the year - which has been dominated by players from the champions.

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Serero featured 76 times for FC Hollywood since his free transfer in 2017, scoring three goals and registering two assists in his defensive midfield role.