Man Metropolis dominate, Kane, Salah additionally named

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The PFA Premier League Group of the Yr 2018 has been named and as many as 5 (!) Manchester Metropolis gamers have been named in the identical, with Sergio Aguero that includes for the primary time. Kyle Walker, Kevin de Bruyne and Nicolas Otamendi are the three different Man Metropolis stars who’ve made the 2017-18 group of the season.

Tottenham Hotspur have the second-most variety of representatives with three gamers, particularly Jan Vertonghen, Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen.

David de Gea (Manchester United) is the goalkeeper of the group, with Marcos Alonso (Chelsea) and Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) finishing the line-up.

De Gea, Kyle Walker (with Spurs in 2016-17) and Harry Kane have been named within the PFA Group of the Season for the second 12 months working.

With Manchester Metropolis profitable the 2017-18 Premier League title and their gamers dominating the goal-scoring and assists charts, the likes of de Bruyne (15 assists), David Silva (11 assists), Aguero (21 targets), and Otamendi (four targets, 13 clear sheets and 2902 passes) being named within the group of the season is a no brainer; an omission of any of this quartet could have been nothing lower than a travesty.

Equally, de Gea, who has essentially the most sheets (16) on the finish of the 33rd matchweek and made the fifth-most variety of saves (106), deserves to be the goalkeeper within the group of the 12 months.

The highest two goal-scorers—Mohamed Salah, who has 30 targets and is main the golden-boot race and Harry Kane, who has 26 targets—just about choose themselves. Sergio Aguero, who has the third-most variety of targets (21), completes the ahead line within the group of the 12 months 2018.

Christian Eriksen has the fifth-joint-highest assists (9) within the Premier League this season and in addition scored 10 targets to this point.

Chelsea left-back Marcos Alonso is the highest-scoring defender within the league with six targets and has been the very best left-back within the league within the 2017-18 season. Jan Vertonghen has, just like Otamendi, stored 13 clear sheets within the league this season.

Manchester Metropolis right-back Kyle Walker has been one of many integral elements of his group’s explosive type of play and boasts indeniable credentials (13 clear sheets and 6 assists) to be named within the group of the 12 months.

Of the Premier League Massive Six, solely Arsenal haven’t any representatives within the Group of the Yr.

*The stats talked about are as they have been on the time of the announcement
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Man Metropolis dominate, Kane, Salah additionally named

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