The PFA Team of the Year was dominated by Manchester City and Liverpool, to no one’s surprise, though which players comprised the team surprised many.
For example, the team may be without the league’s Golden Boot winner.
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Mohamed Salah was left off the team, likely due to his cold form while the players were voting for the peers, and he’d be an easy part of any “The Best of the Rest” list (along with Christian Eriksen, Roberto Firmino, Harry Kane, and Eden Hazard).
But we’ve added another angle, as we’ll make a “Best Outside The Top Six of the Year.” Here is a team to join the PFA Team of the Year.
“No Top Six” Team of the Year
Fabianski (West Ham)
Wan-Bissaka (Palace) – Tarkowski (Burnley) – Duffy (BHA) – Digne (Everton)
Gana Gueye (Everton) – Ndidi (Leicester City)
Felipe (West Ham)- Doucoure (Watford) – Fraser (Bournemouth)
Raul Jimenez (Wolves)
Aaron Wan-Bissaka‘s 3.8 tackles per game led all backs, full or center; His 2.4 interceptions per match rate isn’t far off from the leader: Cardiff’s Sol Bamba (who just misses).
Only Hazard has more assists than Fraser’s 12, tied with Eriksen, who also is Top Two in key passes per game.