Leeds United overlooked as Manchester City dominate PFA Premier League team of the year

LEEDS United are not represented in the PFA Premier League team of the year which is dominated by Manchester City players.

Friday, 4th June 2021, 6:44 pm

Pep Guardiola's newly-crowned champions have six players in the 2020-21 team of the year, starting with goalkeeper Ederson.

City defensive trio Joao Cancelo, John Stones and Ruben Dias are then picked alongside Manchester United's England international left back Luke Shaw in the back line.

City duo Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne then feature in a three-man midfield which is completed by Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes, behind a back three of Liverpool's Mo Salah plus Tottenham pair Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son.

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The PFA Team of the Year was voted for by members of the Professional Footballers' Association, the players' union.

Newly-promoted Leeds finished ninth upon their first season back in the Premier League but were overlooked for representation in the team of the year, a comment that also applies to fourth-placed finishers Chelsea.

BOTH IN: Manchester City duo Ilkay Gundogan, right, and Ruben Dias, left, as part of six City players in the PFA Premier League team of the year for 2020-21. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.

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Thank you Laura Collins