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Top 15 favourites for Player of the Year: Liverpool star clear front-runner, just one candidate each from Man Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is the clear favourite to be named PFA Player of the Year this season, according to bookies Ladbrokes.

The Reds ace has been immense for Jurgen Klopp’s side this term as they still look to be in with a strong shout of winning the Premier League title despite a recent rough patch.

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Unsurprisingly, Liverpool and Manchester City players dominate the top 15 list shown to us by Ladbrokes, with just one player each from Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea, showing just how far the might have fallen this term.

Here’s a list of the 15 favourites, with Van Dijk currently 2/5 to take the prize – a superb achievement for a centre-back if he does do it, with defenders rarely being rated above attackers when it comes to individual honours.

2/5 Virgil Van Dijk
6/1 Sergio Aguero
8/1 Raheem Sterling
20/1 Sadio Mane
20/1 Mohamed Salah
33/1 Fernandinho
33/1 David Silva
40/1 Paul Pogba
40/1 Harry Kane
50/1 Son Heung-Min
50/1 Bernardo Silva
50/1 Eden Hazard
80/1 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
100/1 Roberto Firmino
100/1 Christian Eriksen

Still, with City having a game in hand over their rivals, there’s every chance the likes of Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling (6/1 and 8/1, respectively) could be worth a shout too if their late-season form proves influential in deciding the destiny of the Premier League crown.

There was even some talk of Tottenham’s Son Heung-min being a contender after a purple patch earlier this season, though he’s just 50/1 and the in-form Sadio Mane at 20/1 might be more worth a flutter as an outsider to take the prize.

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