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The 'True' Premier League Team Of The Season Includes No Virgil van Dijk

Daniel Marland

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The 'True' Premier League Team Of The Season Includes No Virgil van Dijk

The 'true' Premier League team of the season has been revealed and there's a few shock calls - including no Virgil van Dijk at the back.

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Manchester City were crowned champions on Sunday afternoon to bring another enthralling campaign to a close.

Pep Guardiola's side edged it over Liverpool by one point and it'll come as no surprise they dominate SofaScore's best XI based on statistics.

Five Liverpool players make it in but interestingly, Joel Matip is ahead of Virgil van Dijk in the pecking order.

Chelsea veteran Thiago Silva is the only defender in it who isn't from Liverpool.

Image Credit: Alamy
Image Credit: Alamy

City's two come in midfield with Rodri and Kevin De Bruyne.

It'll come as no surprise that Golden Boot co-winner Mohamed Salah is in attack, as is Tottenham Hotspur winger Son Heung-min, who he shared the award with.

You can check out the entire team below:

Goalkeeper: Alisson (Liverpool) -7.11

Right-back: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool) - 7.65

Centre-back: Joel Matip (Liverpool) - 7.35

Centre-back: Thiago Silva (Chelsea) - 7.32

Left-back: Andy Robertson (Liverpool) - 7.36

Central midfielder: Rodri (Manchester City) - 7.38

Image Credit: Alamy
Image Credit: Alamy

Central midfielder: Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) - 7.78

Central midfielder: Mason Mount (Chelsea) - 7.43

Right-winger: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) - 7.39

Striker: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) - 7.38

Left-winger: Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur) - 7.50

Kevin De Bruyne was named Player of the Season and he also had the highest ranking in SofaScore's team.

He scored 15 goals in the league, which is the highest tally of his career so far and registered eight assists.

"To win this award for a second time is an achievement that I am really proud of," the Belgium international said.

Image Credit: Alamy
Image Credit: Alamy

"There is so much quality in the Premier League and it is a pleasure to be nominated with so many other great players who have had incredible seasons for their clubs.

"I think my performances this season have been good and I am happy that I have been able to contribute with goals and assists throughout the season.

"Thank you to all of the staff, coaches and especially my teammates because without them this wouldn’t be possible."

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: Manchester City, Liverpool, Premier League, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Virgil Van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Kevin De Bruyne, Harry Kane, Son Heung Min

Daniel Marland
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