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Man United dominate PFA team

Premier League champions Manchester United had four players selected for the team of the year by the Professional Footballers' Association.

Last Updated: 28/04/13 at 22:59 Post Comment

Robin van Persie and Michael Carrick: Included in PFA team of the year

Robin van Persie and Michael Carrick: Included in PFA team of the year

Goalkeeper David De Gea, defender Rio Ferdinand. midfielder Michael Carrick and forward Robin van Persie were all selected by their peers as the best players in their positions.

Dutchman van Persie, who moved to Old Trafford from Arsenal last summer, has scored 25 goals so far this term to help United win their 20th league title.

Chelsea had midfielders Eden Hazard and Juan Mata chosen, and Tottenham Hotspur central defender Jan Vertonghen and Gareth Bale were both included in the 11.

Manchester City's dependable full-back Pablo Zabaleta, Leighton Baines of Everton and, controversial forward Luis Suarez, of Liverpool, made up the stellar line-up.

Zabaleta tweeted from ‏@pablo_zabaleta: "Truly humbled to be included within the @PFA Team Of The Year. It's an honour to play and be named alongside such great players. Thanks."

PFA's 2012/13 team of year: De Gea (Manchester United), Zabaleta (Manchester City), Ferdinand (Manchester United), Vertonghen (Tottenham Hotspur), Baines (Everton), Hazard (Chelsea), Carrick (Manchester United), Mata (Chelsea), Bale (Tottenham Hotspur), Suarez (Liverpool), Van Persie (Manchester United)

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think all those names linked to United exits make sense. Kagawa has never really looked like hitting the form he had at Dortmund and Fellaini is radioactive after last season (even though I think he's been unfairly singled out for criticism). Nani and Anderson have had more than their fair share of chances so they are done, and Hernandez deserves better than warming a bench.

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e'll be off to Spurs (or better) in January and I don't blame him. Looking forward to re-signing Grant Holt as his replacement though.

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n fairness, he does look absolutely shattered in that photo.....

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