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Mo Salah beats out De Bruyne & Arsenal starlet misses out again: PFA award winners unveiled


 

The winners of the latest round of individual PFA awards have, on Thursday, been unveiled.

The 2021/22 Premier League campaign, of course, saw two clubs - Manchester City and Liverpool - utterly dominate, en route to one of the most gripping title races in recent memory.

In turn, it shouldn't come as a huge surprise to hear that, at this evening's Professional Footballers' Association awards ceremony, it was the Sky Blues and Reds who dominated.

The most prestigious prize of the night went to a star member of Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool squad.

After missing out on the Premier League Player of the Season award to Kevin De Bruyne last month, Mohamed Salah got his own back, voted PFA Playersโ€™ Player of the Year by his peers:

Pep Guardiola's City, though, did not return home empty-handed.

This came as Phil Foden beat out the competition, chiefly from Arsenal's Bukayo Saka, to make it back-to-back PFA Young Player of the Year accolades:

Last up, meanwhile, came the unveiling of the PFA Premier League Team of the Year for 2021/22.

And it proved a Liverpool/Man City-dominated affair once more, as no fewer than nine of the 11 players chosen came by way of English football's two standout sides.

Joining the likes of Alisson, Bernardo Silva and Sadio Mane in the line-up are now ex-Chelsea stopper Antonio Rudiger, and Manchester United talisman Cristiano Ronaldo:

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.



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