London, Apr 18 (AFP) Playmaker Kevin De Bruyne and his Manchester City team-mates made up almost half of the Professional Footballers’ Association’s Premier League team of the year revealed on Wednesday.Also Read - Manchester United Make Their Point Against Chelsea; Manchester City, Liverpool Close In At the Top
Right-back Kyle Walker, centre-back Nicolas Otamendi, midfielder David Silva and striker Sergio Aguero were also named in the XI. Also Read - Roy Keane Reacts on Cristiano Ronaldo Being Benched For Manchester United's Game vs Chelsea
Tottenham were the only other team to have more than one representative, boasting three players in defender Jan Vertonghen, midfielder Christian Eriksen and striker Harry Kane. Also Read - Premier League Results Today: Watford Stun Manchester United, Liverpool Thrash Arsenal 4-0 to Close Gap With League Leaders Chelsea
Manchester United’s only inclusion was goalkeeper David de Gea, while left-back Marcos Alonso was the sole player from dethroned champions Chelsea.
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, with 30 league goals this season, was also included.
The six nominees for the men’s PFA players’ player of the year award are De Bruyne, Silva, De Gea, Kane, Salah and Manchester City’s Leroy Sane.
The PFA Awards ceremony will be held in London on Sunday. PFA members from the 92 Premier League and Football League clubs get a vote. (AFP) APA APA
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