The 2016 Professional Footballers Association Team of the Year was revealed Thursday, with Premier League title chasers Leicester City and Tottenham dominating the squad with four players apiece.
Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez, N’Golo Kante, Jamie Vardy and Wes Morgan all made the cut, while Tottenham’s Harry Kane, Toby Alderweireld, Danny Rose and Dele Alli also earned spots.
Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin, Manchester United’s David de Gea and West Ham’s Dimitri Payet round out this year’s squad. Big-spending clubs Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool were shut out from representation, while Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, who is on the six-player shortlist for PFA Player of the Year, did not make the Team of the Year.
The full PFA Team of the Year squad is:.
GK: David de Gea, Manchester United
RB: Hector Bellerin, Arsenal
LB: Danny Rose, Tottenham
CB: Toby Alderweireld, Tottenham
CB: Wes Morgan, Leicester City
RM: Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City
CM: N'Golo Kante, Leicester City
CM: Dele Alli, Tottenham
LM: Dimitri Payet, West Ham
ST: Harry Kane, Tottenham
ST: Jamie Vardy, Leicester City