Norwich City winger Josh Murphy who has spent the season on loan at MK Dons has clearly made a positive impression at the club having picked up an award at the end of season club dinner, despite the club suffering a poor season overall and being relegated - much like the ultimate fate for his parent club too.
The speedy winger was named Players’ Player of the Season at the Championship team’s end-of-season awards ceremony, having scored seven goals in 45 games this season.
The 21-year-old academy graduate at Norwich City has not been able to stop his temporary team from slipping to relegation but says his time in Milton Keynes has been invaluable to his development.
“I’ve absolutely loved every minute of it,” Murphy said. “It’s just disappointing we couldn’t top it off with staying in the league, which is obviously what it comes down to at the end of the day.
“We’ve let ourselves down by not staying in the league but the way we’ve played, it should never have happened.
“At the end of the day it’s been great to play with these boys and the club is something I will hold in my heart for a very long time, as well as a lot of these boys.”
The FA Youth Cup winner is contracted to City until at least the summer of 2017 and has so far made 29 senior appearances for Norwich, scoring four goals.
Murphy’s time with MK came to an end after Saturday’s home match with Nottingham Forest and was speaking before the match to the club's official website “It’s going to be an emotional day because it could be the last time I’m playing with these boys and I just want to go out there put a show on for the fans, do well for the boys, maybe get a goal or an assist,”